Stauran Fuglefjell

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Stauran Fuglefjell is located in Syltefjord in Båtsfjord Municipality.

With its stretch of  3 km and over 220 meters high, it is one of the largest nestings in northern europe

It used to be estimated that 4.3 million birds, mainly kittiwakes, nested here.

But the stock has gone down

Now its astimated that  around 150 000 pairs of kittiwakes nests here, making Stauran the largest kittiwake locality.








In addition, a large kolloni of gannets, nests here.

Razorbills, guillemots, murres and puffins are also well represented. 


Arctic Tourist want to show you Syltefjord Stauran.

You are wearing a survival suit, get a short recommendation on behavior in the boat and behavior near the birds.
The trip to Stauran takes about 8-10 minutes by RIB from our summer base in Syltefjord.



 Hundreds of thousands of nesting birds and sea eagle is an impressive sight ... this is something worth experiencing.





More information in this film from Stauran.