Dungeness To Pett Levels

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: A4iii, B1i, B2, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2007)
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Area: 9,805 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 unfavourable low
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Site description
The IBA includes inland wetlands, grazing-marsh and arable land, and two shingle-beaches at Dungeness and Rye Harbour. The shingle-beach systems support very unusual vegetation-types. The IBA is important for breeding terns and breeding, passage and wintering wildfowl and waders.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dungeness To Pett Levels. Downloaded from on 08/02/2023.