Strangford Lough and islands IBA

Location:United Kingdom
Area:38,311 acres (15,504 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C2, C3, C4, C6
Website:View website
Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Cfb (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: warm summer)
Land Use:View Land Use Data


Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Branta bernicla (Brent Goose)A4i, B1i, C3
Calidris canutus (Red Knot)B1i, B2, C3
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit)C6
Numenius arquata (Eurasian Curlew)B2
Pluvialis apricaria (European Golden-Plover)C6
Sterna hirundo (Common Tern)C6
Sterna paradisaea (Arctic Tern)C6
Thalasseus sandvicensis (Sandwich Tern)B1i, B2, C2, C6
Tringa totanus (Common Redshank)A4i, B1i, C3

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263