UK099
Ailsa Craig


Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: A4ii, A4iii, B1ii, B2, C3, C4 (2007)
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Area: 99 ha

Protection status:

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 medium favourable high
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Site description
A cone-shaped granitic island in the outer part of the Firth of Clyde. The high cliffs support important seabird colonies.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ailsa Craig. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/08/2020.