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Little Cumbrae Island


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus LC breeding 1999 1,200 breeding pairs B3, C3

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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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 low unfavourable negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by Population
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
No known threats no known threats happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Condition of key/trigger populations (state)
Scientific Common TargetPop ActualPop Units Remaining Result
Larus fuscus Lesser Black-backed Gull 3000 1200 breeding pairs 40 unfavourable

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Little/none of site covered (<10%) Unknown Unknown negligible
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Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland -
Grassland -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Little Cumbrae Island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/10/2019.