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Atholl/Glen Tilt


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Eurasian Dotterel Eudromias morinellus LC breeding 1987 27 breeding pairs C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 high not assessed negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Climate change and severe weather habitat shifting and alteration likely in long term (beyond 4 years) whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Some of site covered (10-49%) No management planning has taken place Very little or no conservation action taking place negligible
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Glas Tulaichean Site of Special Scientific Interest (GB) 456 protected area overlaps with site 409
Cairngorms National Park 452,810 protected area overlaps with site 1,826
Beinn A' Ghlo Site of Special Scientific Interest (GB) 8,085 protected area overlaps with site 890
Beinn a`Ghlo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 8,085 protected area overlaps with site 890

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Heathland -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Coastline Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Atholl/Glen Tilt. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/01/2020.