South Cornwall Coast

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA criteria met: A4i, B1i, C2, C6 (2007)
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Area: 12,362 ha

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2007 favourable low negligible
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Site description (2007 baseline)
A long stretch of coastline running from the Helford River to St Austell, incorporating the estuary complexes of the Fal and Helford, and extending 6 km out to sea. The nearshore area supports important numbers of divers and grebes.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: South Cornwall Coast. Downloaded from on 27/02/2024.