Flamborough Head and Bempton Cliffs

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4ii, A4iii, B1i, B1ii, B3, C3, C4 (2007)
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Area: 208 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 low unfavourable medium
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Site description
Chalk cliffs that project into the North Sea from the Yorkshire coast. The site is important for its large breeding colonies of seabirds and waterbirds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Flamborough Head and Bempton Cliffs. Downloaded from on 04/02/2023.