UK010
Breydon Water


Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2007)
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Area: 2,091 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 medium unfavourable low
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Site description
A tidal estuary containing the only intertidal flats on the east coast of Norfolk, which is complemented by adjacent wet grassland in the Broadland IBA. The site is important for wintering and passage wildfowl and waders.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Breydon Water. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/08/2019.