North Sutherland Coastal Islands

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: B1i, B2, C2, C6 (2007)
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Area: 220 ha

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 low not assessed medium
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Site description
Two small rocky islands off the north coast of Sutherland, important for wintering geese. Human activities include sheep-grazing. Branta leucopsis are from the Greenland breeding population.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: North Sutherland Coastal Islands. Downloaded from on 23/03/2023.