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The IBA comprises sections of cliff-lined coast at Dunnet Head, Duncansby Head to Skirza Head, and Wick to Helmsdale. Patches of species-rich maritime heath occur, giving way to acidic heath further inland. These cliffs support breeding seabirds and waterbirds.
BirdLife International (2018) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Caithness Cliffs. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/02/2018.