Ailsa Craig

Country/territory: United Kingdom

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

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2007 medium favourable high
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Site description (baseline)
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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Ailsa Craig. Downloaded from on 04/06/2023.