Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA criteria met: C6 (2007)
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Area: 2,577 ha

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2007 very high unfavourable low
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Site description (baseline)
The site covers a large expanse of the island of Fetlar, comprising mainly species-rich heathland and grasslands, marshes, cliffs and rocky shore. The IBA is important for breeding seabirds and Phalaropus lobatus.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Fetlar. Downloaded from on 29/05/2023.