These islands are located off the extreme
south-west tip of Pembrokeshire in south-west Wales. These islands
support internationally important numbers of breeding seabirds,
especially petrels, gulls and auks. Especially notable is the high
proportion of the world population of Manx Shearwater that breed
here. The coastal habitats of the SPA also support important
resident populations of Chough and short eared owl.
of the site showing the legal boundary.
of European Sites Entry
The RES entry lists the species
for which the site is considered to qualify under the criteria in
the 2009 Wild Birds Directive.
Special Protection Areas in Wales and the Natura 2000
Official Maps docs and Citations
CCWs interactive map of
The conservation objectives are provided as part of a Core
Management Plan which also includes the results of monitoring and
advice on any action required.
The map shows the management units, which makes it easier for
everyone to understand what management is needed in different parts
of the site.
Many designated sites are on private land: the
listing of a site in these pages does not imply any right of public
access. For more information about access please refer to our
interactive access maps.
This is a link to the official CCW interactive access map