Troup, Pennan and Lion Heads

Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
A stretch of low cliffs and small areas of maritime grassland, heathland and herb-rich grasslands and flushes situated along the north Buchan coast. The site holds breeding seabirds and waterbirds. It is one of only two Sula bassana breeding colonies on the UK mainland.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Troup, Pennan and Lion Heads. Downloaded from on 05/07/2022.