South Down Coast

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, C3 (2007)
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Area: 418 ha

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 low not assessed low
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Site description
A long section of rocky and sandy coastline extending from Cranfield Point to St John's Point. The IBA is important for wintering waders and waterbirds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: South Down Coast. Downloaded from on 01/04/2023.