A small island just offshore of the Slieve Tooey area, a wild and remote part of County Donegal, 15 km west of Ardara. The site includes the surrounding waters and the mainland cliffs 1 km to either side of the island.
On the island and the mainland cliffs 1 km on either side there are nationally important numbers of breeding seabirds, including Rissa tridactyla (600 pairs, 1987), Fratercula arctica (3,000 birds, 1970) and Alca torda (362 birds, 1987). Smaller numbers of Fulmarus glacialis (155 pairs, 1987), Phalacrocorax aristotelis (11 pairs, 1987) and Uria aalge (50 birds, 1987) also breed at this site.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tormore Island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/08/2020.