Faray and Holm of Faray

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: B2, B3 (2007)
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Area: 57 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 very high very unfavourable low
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Site description
The site comprises the small island of Holm of Faray and the majority of the coastline of the larger island of Faray, with the exception of the south-east section between The Nev and the Point of Scaraber. These small islands are important for breeding seabirds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Faray and Holm of Faray. Downloaded from on 23/03/2023.