The southernmost site in Norway: nine islets to the south of Skjernøy, named Store Slettingen, Lille Slettingen, Store Vengelsholmen, Lille Vengelsholmen, Skjøringen, Sandøy, Odden, Hellersøy, and Maurholmen. The islets are jagged, rocky outcrops with minimal vegetation (patches of grass and herbs, with juniper Juniperus scrub on some, especially Sandøy). They are surrounded by deep water, but there are many small skerries in the area.
Larus argentatus and Somateria mollissima also breed in some numbers at the site.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Skjernøy, South Skerries. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2020.