UK283
Rathlin Island


Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
A large island with cliffs and stacks on the north and west shores. Further inland there are wetlands, a limited amount of maritime heath and a mosaic of unimproved and improved grazing. The IBA is important for breeding seabirds.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rathlin Island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2020.