Coll (Corncrake)

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2007)
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Area: 369 ha

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 favourable medium
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Site description
The island of Coll lies in the Inner Hebrides of western Scotland, west of Mull in Argyll and Bute. The IBA lies towards the south-west of the island. It includes areas of agricultural hay meadows, silage fields, pasture, arable fields, marsh, Iris beds and rock outcrops. It is important for breeding Crex crex.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Coll (Corncrake). Downloaded from on 14/08/2022.