Pagham Harbour

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: B1i, C3 (2007)
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Area: 627 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 low near favourable medium
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Site description
A central area of mudflats and saltmarsh, and surrounding brackish marsh and pasture. The harbour itself has a narrow opening to the sea, flanked by shingle-beaches. The IBA supports large numbers of wintering wildfowl, and is also nationally important for wintering Phalacrocorax carbo.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pagham Harbour. Downloaded from on 20/03/2023.