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

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2007 medium unfavourable low
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Site description (baseline)
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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Breydon Water. Downloaded from on 03/06/2023.