Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
High vertical cliffs and steep grass-covered slopes on the south-west peninsula of Værøy island.

Key biodiversity
The breeding colony of Rissa tridactyla (15,000-20,000 pairs) is also notable.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
No threats are known.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Værøy. Downloaded from on 27/07/2021.