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Rosehearty to Fraserburgh Coast


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres LC winter 1990-1995 570 individuals C7
Purple Sandpiper Calidris maritima LC winter 1990-1995 120 individuals C7

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 low not assessed low
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
No known threats no known threats happening now small area/few individuals (<10%) no or imperceptible deterioration low

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Most of site (50-90%) covered (including the most critical parts for important bird species) A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive Some limited conservation initiatives are in place low
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Rosehearty to Fraserburgh Coast Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 137 protected area overlaps with site 139

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Mud flats and sand flats, Salt marshes, Sand dunes and beaches, Shingle or stony beaches, Coastal lagoons -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rosehearty to Fraserburgh Coast. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/09/2020.