Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: A4ii, B1ii, B2, C2, C6 (2007)
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Area: 197 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 very high not assessed low
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Site description
A low-lying island with a few freshwater lochs and tidal pools in the south-east corner. Habitat-types present include acidic and maritime grassland and heathland, and areas of marsh that are moderately rich in nutrients.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mousa. Downloaded from on 07/02/2023.