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Three of the habitats now on the islands.Photo © by Delia ToddIn the foreground is drained moorland now pasture, beyond is some native moorland and in the background planted, non-native, sitka spruce. Mountains in the background are the Tustnastabbene (Tustna Stacks) on the mainland
Three of the habitats now on the islands.
Photo © by Delia Todd
In the foreground is drained moorland now pasture, beyond is some native moorland and in the background planted, non-native, sitka spruce. Mountains in the background are the Tustnastabbene (Tustna Stacks) on the mainland

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Smøla is a cluster of islands, affectionately known as "the breadcrumbs" (smulene, in Norwegian) and has large flat marshlands.

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[edit] Notable Species

Reputedly holds the largest concentration of Sea Eagles in the world.

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Birds you can see here include:

Greylag Goose, Northern Wheatear, Meadow Pipit, Common Redshank, Barn Swallow, Northern Lapwing, Eurasian Oystercatcher, Common Sandpiper, Common Tern, Arctic Tern, Black Guillemot

[edit] Other Wildlife

Elk have recently established a population on the islands, having swum across from nearby Hitra. Eurasian Otter.

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[edit] History and Use

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[edit] Access and Facilities

There is a regular and frequent ferry service from Sandviken. A range of accommodation types are available.

Wildlife tours can be arranged.

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