Benacre to Easton Bavents

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA criteria met: B2, C6 (2007)
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Area: 468 ha

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2007 high favourable medium
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Site description (baseline)
Reedbeds and other wetland habitats situated along the Suffolk coast just north of Southwold. The IBA includes ancient woodland, saltmarsh, shingle and sand-dune communities, and brackish and freshwater communities that inhabit coastal lagoons, reedbeds and the river valley. The cliffs and beach have geological and physiographical importance. The IBA holds a diverse assemblage of breeding and wintering species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Benacre to Easton Bavents. Downloaded from on 10/06/2023.