UK276
Killough Bay


Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: B1i, C3 (2007)
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Area: 133 ha

Protection status:

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 low favourable low
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Site description
The IBA comprises a small estuary with tidal mudflats and shingle banks. The site is important for wintering waterbirds. Wintering Branta bernicla are from the Canadian/Greenland breeding population of the hrota subspecies.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Killough Bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/09/2020.