Locals in the West Fjords municipality of Vesturbyggð would like Látrabjarg bird cliffs—home to puffins, northern gannets, guillemots and razorbills among others— and the surrounding areas to be given national park status.
Látrabjarg. Photo: Páll Kjartansson/Iceland Review.
The local authorities and others are currently looking into the necessary process.
Tens of thousands of tourists visit the area each year, mbl.is reports.