|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2007||very high||not assessed||medium|
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The IBA comprises boulder-strewn beaches and cliffs along the east side of Sumburgh Head, the most southerly tip of the Shetland mainland. The site is important for its colonies of breeding seabirds.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sumburgh Head. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/08/2020.