Abberton Reservoir

Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
This reservoir was created following the flooding of a long shallow valley, and supports fringing reed Phragmites and Salix swamp. Water is pumped mainly from the River Stour, 14 km to the north.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Abberton Reservoir. Downloaded from on 16/08/2022.