Site description Copeland Islands IBA is located off the County Down coast of Northern Ireland and comprises Big Copeland, Light House Island and Mew Island. The site is important for breeding seabirds and waders, in addition to their coastal plant communities and geological features.
Populations of IBA trigger species
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||Rock stacks and islets; Sea cliffs and rocky shores
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