Isle of May in United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Reported Area

0.7 km²

Data Provider

European Environment Agency (EEA)


Original Name Isle of May

English Designation National Nature Reserve

IUCN Management Category II

Status Designated

Type of Designation National

Status Year 1956


Governance Type Federal or national ministry or agency

Management Authority Natural England, Scottish Natural Heritage, Natural Resources Wales and Department of Environment Northern Ireland

Management Plan Not Reported

International Criteria Not Applicable