Country/territory: United Kingdom
IBA criteria met: C6 (2007)
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Area: 587 ha
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Site description (baseline)
This site covers the northern and western parts of Papa Stour, and contains a number of lochs and offshore skerries. Lichen-rich heath is the dominant habitat-type. The IBA supports an important assemblage of breeding seabirds and waders.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Papa Stour. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2569 on 02/06/2023.