Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009Populations of IBA trigger species
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s) of estimate||Population estimate||IBA Criteria Triggered|
|Northern Gannet Morus bassanus||LC||breeding||1999||1,879 breeding pairs||B3|
Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.
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|Protected Area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|The Bull and The Cow Rocks SPA||Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)||380||protected area overlaps with site||317|
|Cow Rock||Refuge for Fauna||6||protected area contained by site||0|
|Bull Rock||Refuge for Fauna||4||protected area contained by site||0|
|IUCN Habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Coastline||Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Rock stacks and islets||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bull and Cow Rocks. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/03/2023.