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Latrabjarg bird cliffs, Latrabjarg

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Geologic Formation Wildlife Area
Watch the birds at Latrabjarg bird cliffs, home to the largest colony of razorbills in the world. Millions of birds, including puffins, hatchlings, northern gannets, and guillemots, come here to nest on ledges below the cliffs. Hike on a trail that extends up along the cliffs for more than a mile, offering great views of the surroundings. For centuries, the cliffs were a source of seabird eggs for the local people, and this tradition goes on even today. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Latrabjarg holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Latrabjarg bird cliffs and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • If you are not sure: bird rock worth anyway! Tip: Just after the climb behind the first landscape cut stand still and watch the cave directly under the turf. Usually there are often the first couple of puffins. If the tip was helpful, please this review on TripAdvisor as helpful.
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  • It is a bit of a drive getting to Latrabjarg, on a gravel road, so I would not recommend for a compact or low to the ground car. If you want to take pictures of puffin, however, this is your place. It...  more »
  • Hi again Folks, My wife and I are birders. We made the trek to Iceland and the Latrabjarg Bird Cliffs as part of our Polar birding trip which included Longyearbyen and North by boat. Wow was it worth ...  more »

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