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Treshnish Isles


Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
A string of rocky islands and skerries with cliffs and screes, but each with its own character. There is a strong maritime influence on the grassland and heathland vegetation communities. The islands are important for breeding seabirds. Branta leucopsis are from the Greenland breeding population.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Treshnish Isles. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/09/2020.