Buchan Ness to Collieston Coast

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: A4iii, B3, C4 (2007)
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Area: 207 ha

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 low unfavourable medium
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Site description
The IBA comprises south-east facing granitic cliffs, interrupted by the sandy beach at Cruden Bay, and offshore stacks. The site is important for breeding seabirds and waterbirds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Buchan Ness to Collieston Coast. Downloaded from on 19/01/2022.