South Bressay

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA criteria met: A4ii, B1ii, B3, C3 (2007)
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Area: 1,306 ha

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2007 favourable very high negligible
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Site description (2007 baseline)
The southern half of the island of Bressay, situated off the eastern coast of the Shetland Mainland, important for breeding skuas.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: South Bressay. Downloaded from on 04/10/2023.