IBA criteria met: B1iii, B2, C6 (2009)
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Area: 3,250 ha
Site description (baseline)
A linear coastal site in County Cork, which extends from Kenmare Bay south around the peninsula into Bantry Harbour and includes Dursey Island. Coastal habitats include sea cliff, grassland and heath. Information on land-use and threats is incomplete.
This is an important site for breeding Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Beara peninsula. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/673 on 08/06/2023.