Broadhaven, Blacksod and Tullaghan Bays and parts of the Mullet peninsula IBA

Area:48,398 acres (19,586 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A4i, B1i, B2, B3, C2, C3, C6
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Cfb (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: warm summer)


Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Branta bernicla (Brent Goose)B1i, C3
Branta leucopsis (Barnacle Goose)B1i, B2, C2
Crex crex (Corn Crake)C6
Cygnus cygnus (Whooper Swan)B3
Gavia immer (Great Northern Loon)A4i, B1i, C2
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit)B2
Phalaropus lobatus (Red-necked Phalarope)C6
Thalasseus sandvicensis (Sandwich Tern)B2, C6

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