Isle of Man Sea Cliffs

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: B1i, B2, B3 (2007)
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Area: 1,826 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 not assessed favourable not assessed
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Site description
Stretches of slate cliffs of varying profile, some are high, steep and vertical, others are rounded and low. Several small bays and Baie ny Carrickey are also included in the site. Habitat-types present include agricultural land, moorland and maritime heath. The IBA is important for breeding seabirds and other cliff-nesters.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Isle of Man Sea Cliffs. Downloaded from on 27/03/2023.