South Westray Coast

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: C7 (2007)
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Area: 298 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 unfavourable negligible
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Site description
A low-lying rocky coastline interspersed with sandy bays. The IBA is important for wintering waders.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: South Westray Coast. Downloaded from on 20/03/2023.