Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
The island of Copinsay, three islets and a rock stack. The south-east face of Copinsay consists of sheer cliffs. The three islets to the west are linked to Copinsay by a storm beach exposed at low water. Splash zone communities occur, with grassland covering the majority of the island. The site is important for breeding seabirds.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Copinsay. Downloaded from on 01/04/2023.