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
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 very high favourable negligible
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Site description
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 Areas factsheet: South Bressay. Downloaded from on 28/03/2023.