Inishglora and Inishkeeragh

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
European Storm-petrel Hydrobates pelagicus LC breeding 2001 2,772-4,656 breeding pairs B1ii, B3, C2, C6
European Shag Gulosus aristotelis LC breeding 2001 123 individuals B3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
West Connacht Coast SAC Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 65,988 protected area overlaps with site 0
Inishglora and Inishkeeragh SPA Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 382 protected area contains site 337


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Rock stacks and islets -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Inishglora and Inishkeeragh. Downloaded from on 18/08/2022.