Glannau Ynys Gybi/Holy Island Coast

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2007)
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Area: 608 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 medium favourable medium
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Site description
The site comprises the cliffs on the western side of Holy Island, which are formed from geologically complex and impressively folded strata rising to 120 m. There are also many small offshore stacks and islets. The IBA is important for seabirds and other cliff-breeders.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Glannau Ynys Gybi/Holy Island Coast. Downloaded from on 24/03/2023.