West Coast, Lewis (Corncrake)

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C6 (2007)
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Area: 2,313 ha

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2007 favourable very high low
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Site description (2007 baseline)
Area of agricultural land on the north-west coast of the Isle of Lewis. The IBA is important for Crex crex, breeding waders and other upland species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: West Coast, Lewis (Corncrake). Downloaded from on 02/12/2023.