|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2008||very high||very unfavourable||not assessed|
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Cross Lough is situated near Killadoon village, south-west of Louisburgh in County Mayo. The lough is a coastal lagoon separated from the sea by a shingle ridge, within which there is a small islet.
The islet is the site of a long-established breeding colony of Sterna sandvicensis.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cross Lough (Killadoon). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/07/2020.