The list of birds in Lofoten is not very long, but there are nice species to see for enthusiasts. Puffins, razorbills and guillemots on the islands of Røst and Vaerøy, although their numbers are declining dramatically. In winter species such as king eider, yellow-billed diver and arctic diver. In the spring red-throated- and black-throated diver, crested diver come to occupy their nesting sites. White-tailed eagles are numerous, somewhat less golden eagles. Short-eared owls and hawk owls.

Lofoten birds