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Location Norway, Troms
Central coordinates 18o 30.00' East  70o 7.00' North
IBA criteria A1, A4ii, A4iii, B1ii, B2, B3
Area 125 ha
Altitude 0 - 360m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Norsk Ornitologisk Forening

Site description A steep island, with slopes partly covered in grass and with boulder scree around the base.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla non-breeding  1995  10-30 individuals  medium  A1  Least Concern 
Razorbill Alca torda breeding  1995  1,000-10,000 breeding pairs  medium  B1ii, B3  Least Concern 
Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle resident  1994  300-500 breeding pairs  medium  B1ii, B2  Least Concern 
Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica breeding  1990  175,000 breeding pairs  good  A4ii, B1ii, B2  Least Concern 
A4iii Species group - seabirds breeding  1990  100,000-499,999 breeding pairs  unknown  A4iii   


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland  -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores  100%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research 100%

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sør-Fugløy. Downloaded from on 20/10/2014

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