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Syltefjordstauran - Bird colonies

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Syltefjordstauran is one of Norway’s largest and most important bird colonies. It is home to a number of species, including gannets. The cliffs have been declared a wildlife reserve. There are also about 250 individuals of a local seal species called Havert (a type of hooded grey seal).

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Syltefjordstauran - Bird colonies

Syltefjordstauran is one of Norway’s largest and most important bird colonies. It is home to a number of species, including gannets. The cliffs have...

Syltefjordstauran - Bird colonies

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