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Tiree and Coll


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: -

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Totamore Dunes and Loch Ballyhaugh Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 210 protected area contained by site 128
The Reef Reserve 356 protected area contained by site 356
North East Coll Lochs and Moors Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 2,318 protected area contained by site 0
North East Coll Lochs and Moors Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) 2,300 protected area contained by site 2,300
Hough Bay and Balevullin Machair Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 510 protected area contained by site 508
Crossapol and Gunna Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 921 protected area contained by site 973
Coll Reserve 1,010 protected area contained by site 1,010
Coll Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,324 protected area contained by site 2,321
Coll Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 2,209 protected area contained by site 2,208
Ceann A' Mhara to Loch A' Phuill Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 629 protected area contained by site 34
Argyll Islands Environmentally Sensitive Area 0 protected area contains site 16,510
An Fhaodhail and the Reef Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) 319 protected area contained by site 319

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Heathland -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands, Machair -
Wetlands (inland) Sand dunes and beaches, Shingle or stony beaches, Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Blanket bogs, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Scree and boulders, Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tiree and Coll. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2020.