|Location||United Kingdom, Scotland|
|Central coordinates||6o 54.44' West 56o 28.18' North|
|IBA criteria||A1, B2, C1, C2, C6|
|Year of IBA assessment||2007|
Site description The island of Tiree lies in the Inner Hebrides of western Scotland, 17 km west of Mull in Argyll and Bute. The site lies close to Ben Hynish, near the south coast of the island, and includes areas of agricultural hay meadows, silage fields, pasture, arable fields, marsh, iris beds and rock outcrops. It supports an important breeding population of Crex crex.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|Corncrake Crex crex||breeding||2001||47 breeding pairs||good||A1, B2, C1, C2, C6||Least Concern|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Tiree (Corncrake)||Birds Directive||544||is identical to site||541|
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tiree (Corncrake). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/05/2013
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