Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000Populations of IBA trigger species
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s) of estimate||Population estimate||IBA Criteria Triggered|
|Atlantic Puffin Fratercula arctica||VU||breeding||1987||700-1,000 breeding pairs||B2|
|Razorbill Alca torda||NT||breeding||1987||2,300 breeding pairs||B3|
|A4iii Species group - seabirds||n/a||breeding||1983||10,000 breeding pairs||A4iii, C4|
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.
For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here
|Protected Area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Cliffs of Moher SPA||Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)||45,694||protected area overlaps with site||341|
|Cliffs of Moher||Refuge for Fauna||0||protected area contains site||140|
|IUCN Habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Coastline||Sea cliffs and rocky shores||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cliffs of Moher. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/07/2019.