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Exmoor Coast and Heaths


Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: B2, B3, C6 (2007)
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Area: 22,667 ha

Protection status:

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 low
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Site description
Upland moorland and grassland, including all of the heathland on Exmoor and the Quantocks, and rocky coastal habitats. This highly fragmented site supports a number of moorland species, including Falco columbarius.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Exmoor Coast and Heaths. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/09/2020.