The Breidafjordur is is a large shallow bay, about 50 km wide and 125 km long and located in the west of Iceland. Breidafjordur is encircled by mountains, including glacier Snæfellsjökull the Snæfellsnes peninsula on the south side and the West Fjord peninsula to the north. It has a spectacular land and seascape consisting of small fjords and bays and about 3,000 islands, islets and skerries. The area supports around 50 breeding bird species including Common Shag, Glaucous Gull, White-tailed Eagle, Common Eider, Black Guillemot and Grey Phalarope. The Common Seal and the Grey Seal have their main haul-out on the islands and skerries.
The island of Flatey has Black Guillemots, Puffins, Common Eiders and Red-necked Phalaropes as well as an interesting village. On Klofningur,a basalt island, you will find breeding Shags, Fulmars and Great Black-backed Gulls. On the north side of the bay, are the cliffs and sea caves of Látrabjarg, at the westernmost point of Iceland. Iceland's most extensive bird cliffs are 14km long and rise to over 400m in height and are home to the world´s largest Razorbill colony,
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