Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2007)
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Area: 39,284 ha

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 low favourable low
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Site description
A large, fragmented area of heathland, forest and arable farmland, containing a wide variety of habitats. The IBA supports a flora, characterized by continental species, that is unique in Britain,and is important for a range of breeding heathland speciesand wintering Anas strepera.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Breckland. Downloaded from on 26/03/2023.