UK298
Gibraltar Point


Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2007)
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Area: 421 ha

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2007 favourable low medium
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Site description (2007 baseline)
Gibraltar Point covers three miles of coast from Skegness to The Wash. Wintering and passage wildfowl and waders are supported by the sandy and muddy seashore, sand dunes, saltmarsh and freshwater marsh with ponds and lagoons. The site is also important for breeding terns.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gibraltar Point. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/gibraltar-point-iba-united-kingdom on 21/02/2024.