An island with rugged coasts, steep cliffs, boulder-screes, and coastal grass slopes. Land-uses include sheep-grazing.
The site holds internationally important seabird colonies, with c.280,000 pairs of breeding seabird, including Rissa tridactyla (22,900 pairs).
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Skúvoy. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/07/2019.