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A sandstone island with precipitous cliffs located a short way off the west coast of Sutherland. The vegetation comprises submaritime grass and heathland, with more species-rich maritime heathland on the clifftops. Herb-rich grassland occurs in more sheltered areas. The island is of major importance for breeding seabirds.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Handa. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2020.