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Year of compilation: 2000
An area of shallow sea with a number of small islands/skerries, including Skarvklakken, and extensive tidal mudflats. Sheep graze in the area.
There are breeding seabirds, including Sula bassana
and Phalacrocorax carbo
, and shorebirds. Ducks and Anser anser
moult in the area.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Disturbance of nesting birds is a threat. The area is proposed as a Ramsar Site.
None2,800 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Skogvoll, 2,800 ha).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Skogvoll (including Skarvklakken). Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 23/03/2023.