UK082
Burry Inlet


Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C3, C4 (2007)
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Area: 6,650 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 near favourable medium
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Site description
The Burry inlet forms a large intertidal area between the Gower peninsula and Llanelli. Large sand-dune systems and the most extensive area of saltmarsh in Wales occur within the IBA. The site attracts important numbers of wintering and passage wildfowl and waders.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Burry Inlet. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/08/2020.