St Abbs Head to Fast Castle

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: A4iii, B1ii, B3, C3, C4 (2007)
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Area: 249 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 near favourable low
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Site description
Exposed cliffs and cliff-ledges, which extend for over 10 km along the Berwickshire coast. The site holds breeding seabirds and waterbirds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: St Abbs Head to Fast Castle. Downloaded from on 25/03/2023.