Flannan Isles

Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
Six rocky islands and outlying skerries located about 30 km west of Lewis, and supporting predominantly maritime grassland vegetation. A lighthouse is situated within the IBA. These islands are of major importance for their breeding seabird colonies.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Flannan Isles. Downloaded from on 25/09/2022.