The Gannet is the largest seabird around Iceland. It is often called the queen of the Atlantic Ocean because of its elegance.
Gannets nest in colonies on rocky islands and cliffs. There are six colonies in Iceland. The estimated population around Iceland is 30,000 pairs.Read More
The Atlantic Puffin is a member of the auk family and is the most common auk in Iceland.
The total population of puffins in Iceland is estimated to be between 8 and 10 million birds (over half of the world´s population).
The Puffin is a long-lived bird and the average life expectancy is estimated to be around 20-25 years. Puffins are highly social birds. They are believed to be faithful to their mates and generally pair for life.Read More