UK079
West Penwith Coast and Moors


Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2007)
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Area: 3,389 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 low favourable negligible
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Site description
A stretch of rocky coastline and a large number of moorland areas, situated mainly to the north and west of Land's End. The IBA is important for cliff-nesting and heathland species.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: West Penwith Coast and Moors. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2020.