Thanet Coast and Sandwich Bay

Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
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.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Thanet Coast and Sandwich Bay. Downloaded from on 08/08/2022.