Papa Westray (North Hill and Holm)

Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
North Hill is the northern part of Papa Westray, and consists of a rocky coastline and maritime heath and grassland. The Holm is an island of 48 ha situated off the east coast of Papa Westray. The site is important for breeding seabirds, and Stercorarius parasiticus.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Papa Westray (North Hill and Holm). Downloaded from on 22/03/2023.