Faray and Holm of Faray

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA criteria met: B2, B3 (2007)
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Area: 57 ha

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2007 very unfavourable very high low
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Site description (2007 baseline)
The site comprises the small island of Holm of Faray and the majority of the coastline of the larger island of Faray, with the exception of the south-east section between The Nev and the Point of Scaraber. These small islands are important for breeding seabirds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Faray and Holm of Faray. Downloaded from on 03/10/2023.