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Hornøya is the eastermost protected nature reserve in Norway. Here you can go ashore and experience a plentiful bird life up close. The island has one of the largest seabird colonies in Norway, including Razorbill, Atlantic puffin, European shag, Common guillemot, Brünnich's guillemot, Black-legged kittiwake, Great black-backed gull and Herring gull. Vardø Harbour offers transportation by boat. The passage from Vardø to Hornøya takes about 10 minutes.

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Birdwatching Hornøya

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Hornøya is the eastermost protected nature reserve in Norway. Here you can go ashore and experience a plentiful bird life up close. The island has one...

Birdwatching Hornøya

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