Country/territory: United Kingdom
IBA Criteria met: A4iii, B1ii, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2007)
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Area: 349 ha
|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2007||very high||very unfavourable||low|
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The site comprises Old Red Sandstone cliffs along the western coast of Westray, together with adjoining areas of grassland and maritime sedge-heath. The site is very exposed. The IBA holds breeding seabirds and waterbirds.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: West Westray. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/03/2023.