Rathlin Island

Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
A large island with cliffs and stacks on the north and west shores. Further inland there are wetlands, a limited amount of maritime heath and a mosaic of unimproved and improved grazing. The IBA is important for breeding seabirds.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rathlin Island. Downloaded from on 04/10/2022.