Horse Island

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, B3 (2007)
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Area: 27 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 favourable low
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Site description
A small rocky island close to the coastline north of Ardrossan, important for breeding gulls.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Horse Island. Downloaded from on 27/06/2022.