Country/territory: Iceland

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, A4iii, B1ii, B2 (2015)
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Area: 1,257 ha

Fuglavernd - BirdLife Iceland

Site description
A low offshore island of boggy grassland, with low cliffs. Neighbouring islands in surrounding waters are also included. Land-uses include summer-homes, some grazing, tourism, collection of Uria aalge eggs, and traditional harvesting of adult Fratercula arctica (`Other' land-use).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Papey. Downloaded from on 27/03/2023.