West Burrafirth

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA criteria met: C6 (2007)
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Area: 3,903 ha

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2007 very high not assessed negligible
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Site description (baseline)
Blanket bog and heather moorland, with many lochs and several small areas of upland mire. The site supports an assemblage of breeding moorland birds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: West Burrafirth. Downloaded from on 05/06/2023.