Country/territory: United Kingdom
IBA criteria met: A4iii, B1ii, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2007)
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Area: 349 ha
|IBA conservation status|
|Year of assessment (most recent)||Threat (pressure)||Condition (state)||Action (response)|
|2007||very high||very unfavourable||low|
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Site description (baseline)
The site comprises Old Red Sandstone cliffs along the western coast of Westray, together with adjoining areas of grassland and maritime sedge-heath. The site is very exposed. The IBA holds breeding seabirds and waterbirds.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: West Westray. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2633 on 28/05/2023.