UK006
Benacre to Easton Bavents


Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2007)
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Area: 468 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 high favourable medium
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Site description
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 (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Benacre to Easton Bavents. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/10/2020.