Country/territory: Norway

IBA Criteria met: A4ii, A4iii, B1ii, B2, B3 (2014)
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Area: 640 ha

Norsk Ornitologisk Forening

Site description
An island with cliffs and steep slopes, covered by grassland, bog and heath. The nearest large village is Øksfjord, about 35 km east of Loppa, on the mainland.

Key biodiversity
The island has an important seabird colony, which greatly exceeds 10,000 pairs in total.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Loppa. Downloaded from on 21/03/2023.