Flannan Isles

Year of compilation: 2007

Site description (baseline)
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.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Flannan Isles. Downloaded from on 30/05/2023.