Teesmouth and Cleveland Coast

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: A4iii, B1i, B2, C3, C4, C6 (2007)
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Area: 1,246 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 high very unfavourable medium
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Site description
The IBA comprises the Tees estuary, nearby marshes, rocky and sandy beaches on either side of the mouth of the estuary, and surrounding damp grassland. The site is important for breeding terns and wintering waterbirds and waders.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Teesmouth and Cleveland Coast. Downloaded from on 29/01/2023.