North Wales Coast

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, C3 (2007)
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Area: 10,154 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 not assessed negligible
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Site description
An expanse of the Irish Sea coastline stretching from Little Orme's Head to Rhyl, and extending about 6 km seawards. The site is important for wintering waterbirds, and Tadorna tadorna and Charadrius hiaticula breed along the shoreline.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: North Wales Coast. Downloaded from on 31/01/2023.