|IBA conservation status|
|Year of assessment (most recent)||State (condition)||Pressure (threat)||Response (action)|
|2007||very unfavourable||very high||low|
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Site description (2007 baseline)
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 Area factsheet: West Westray. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/west-westray-iba-united-kingdom on 23/09/2023.