Sule Skerry and Sule Stack

Site description (2007 baseline):

Site location and context
Sule Skerry lies about 60 km west of Orkney Mainland, with Sule Stack a further 8 km to the south-west. The vegetation on Sule Skerry is limited by sea spray and bird activity, and is dominated by Tripleurospermum inodorum during the summer. A lighthouse is present. Sule Stack is a high, bare rock stack, with no vascular plants. Both islands are important for breeding seabirds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Sule Skerry and Sule Stack. Downloaded from on 04/12/2023.