Isles of Scilly

Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
The Isles of Scilly comprise over 200 low-lying granitic islands and rocks, situated 28 miles to the south-west of Land's End. The habitats here are subject to extreme maritime influences. The flora includes a number of Mediterranean and West European species not found elsewhere in Britain. These islands are of prime importance for breeding seabirds and some wintering wader species.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Isles of Scilly. Downloaded from on 10/07/2020.