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The Isles of Scilly comprise over 200 low-lying granitic islands and rocks, situated 28 miles to the south-west of Land's End. The habitats here are subject to extreme maritime influences. The flora includes a number of Mediterranean and West European species not found elsewhere in Britain. These islands are of prime importance for breeding seabirds and some wintering wader species.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Isles of Scilly. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2019.