Birdwatching in Herdla
Herdla is a small, flat island in the northernmost part of Askøy municipality. The island is known for its beaches, museums, fishing places, golf course, windsurfing, and kiting, in addition to the German-built fort from World War II. On the other hand, Herdla is Hordaland province’s best birding locality with interesting things to see all year round.
Especially many geese, waders, and passerines stage around Herdla in the migration periods. For example, look for Greater White-fronted Goose, Taiga Bean Goose, and Brant among the more common geese.
Herdla has road communication and bus service from Bergen.