Country/territory: Norway

IBA Criteria met: A4ii, A4iii, B1ii, B2, B3 (2014)
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Area: 4,990 ha

Protection status:

Norsk Ornitologisk Forening

Site description
An island with cliffs and steep slopes, rising to a plateau with marshes and small lakes.

Key biodiversity
An important seabird colony. Uria aalge has undergone a significant decline in recent years, with 13,000 pairs in 1964, 4,000 pairs in 1974 and less than 100 pairs currently. Species of global conservation concern which do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nord-Fugløy. Downloaded from on 25/01/2021.