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South Westray Coast


Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA criteria met: C7 (2007)
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Area: 298 ha

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2007 unfavourable low negligible
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Site description (2007 baseline)
A low-lying rocky coastline interspersed with sandy bays. The IBA is important for wintering waders.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: South Westray Coast. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/south-westray-coast-iba-united-kingdom on 29/02/2024.