UK096
Traeth Lafan, Conwy Bay


Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: A4iii, B2, C4 (2007)
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Area: 2,694 ha

Protection status:

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 favourable medium
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Site description
This large intertidal area, at the eastern end of the Menai Straits, contains a range of habitats including exposed and sheltered sands and mudflats diversified by freshwater streams. The IBA is important for wintering and passage wildfowl and waders.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Traeth Lafan, Conwy Bay. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/08/2020.