Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2009Populations of IBA trigger species
|Species||Current IUCN Red List Category||Season||Year(s) of estimate||Population estimate||IBA Criteria Triggered|
|Barnacle Goose Branta leucopsis||LC||winter||2003-2008||640-764 individuals||B1i, C2, C6|
|Black Guillemot Cepphus grylle||LC||breeding||2000||61 individuals||B2|
Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.
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|Protected Area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|West Connacht Coast SAC||Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive)||65,988||protected area is adjacent to site||0|
|Inishbofin; Omey Island and Turbot Island SPA||Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)||179||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|Inishbofin and Inishshark SAC||Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive)||2,794||is identical to site||1,821|
|High Island; Inishshark and Davillaun SPA||Special Protection Area (Birds Directive)||1,217||protected area overlaps with site||0|
|IUCN Habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Grassland||Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands||-|
|Coastline||Shingle & stony beaches, Sea cliffs and rocky shores||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Inishbofin and Inishshark (including Davillaun). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/01/2021.