Country/territory: United Kingdom
IBA criteria met: A4iii, B3, C4 (2007)
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Area: 1,014 ha
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Site description (baseline)
Two stretches of sandstone cliff on the Cape Wrath headland. The lower slopes are vegetated by Calluna and Juniperus heath. Sheep graze the area, and some deer-stalking takes place. The IBA holds breeding seabirds waterbirds.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Cape Wrath. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2440 on 10/06/2023.