Europe and Central Asia

Faroe Islands – Faroese Ornithological Society

BirdLife Affiliate

Founded in 1984
Members: 150
Postboks 1230, FO-110, Tórshavn, FO
Tel. +298 352320; Fax +298 352321


Mission of the organisation

Bird watching and protection of birdlife.

Key Activities


Continued with an active ringing programme, particularly of seabirds including numbers of auks, gulls, storm-petrels and skuas and continued to monitor seabirds, particularly Guillemot, Gannet and Kittiwake populations

Carried on research into contamination of Puffins and auks by feather lice