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|
|Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle||LC||breeding||2000||57 individuals||B2|
|Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax||LC||breeding||2002||16 breeding pairs||B1iii|
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)|
|West Connacht Coast SAC||Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive)||65,988||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Clare Island SPA||Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)||1,006||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Clare Island Cliffs SAC||Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive)||354||protected area overlaps with site||72|
|IUCN Habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Sea||Sea inlets and coastal features||-|
|Coastline||Sea cliffs and rocky shores||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Clare Island cliffs. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/01/2021.