Thanet Coast and Sandwich Bay

Site description (2007 baseline):

Site location and context
The IBA covers Sandwich Bay and the estuary of the River Stour at Pegwell Bay, incorporating a wide range of habitats including rocky coastline, mudflats and shingle-beaches. The site is important for wintering and passage waders and waterbirds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Thanet Coast and Sandwich Bay. Downloaded from on 01/10/2023.