Birdwatching in Vega
Vega is both an island and a municipality in Helgelandskysten. The approximately 6,500 islands, islets, and reefs included in the municipality is listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage Site. With a visit to Vega, you will experience beautiful nature and rich birdlife. The area has great stocks of loons, grebes, cormorants, Black Guillemot, and Common Eider. The archipelago is an important moulting area for Common Eiders and Greylag Geese. Additionally, the area is an important staging area for Barnacle Geese migrating from Scotland to Svalbard in the spring. Over 230 different bird species have been registered in Vega.
The ferry connections to Vega are very good. See Torghatten trafikkselskap (only in Norwegian).