Exmoor Coast and Heaths

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA criteria met: B2, B3, C6 (2007)
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Area: 22,667 ha

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2007 favourable medium low
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Site description (2007 baseline)
Upland moorland and grassland, including all of the heathland on Exmoor and the Quantocks, and rocky coastal habitats. This highly fragmented site supports a number of moorland species, including Falco columbarius.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Exmoor Coast and Heaths. Downloaded from on 04/10/2023.