Almorness Point and Hestan Island

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: B3 (2007)
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Area: 59 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 low near favourable negligible
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Site description
A small island and rocky headland at the mouth of Auchencairn Bay. An important area for breeding seabirds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Almorness Point and Hestan Island. Downloaded from on 20/01/2022.