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Sheep Island


Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: C7 (2007)
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Area: 3 ha

Protection status:

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 medium near favourable medium
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Site description
An exposed marine island with steep cliffs and rocky shores, important for breeding seabirds.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sheep Island. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/08/2020.