Country/territory: United Kingdom
IBA Criteria met: B1i, C3, C6 (2007)
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Area: 1,711 ha
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A series of wetlands and reservoirs situated along the River Lea, to the north-east of London. A rich aquatic and marginal flora is present in the reservoirs and streams. The IBA is important for several breeding wetland bird species, including a large heronry, wintering wildfowl and late summer moults of Aythya fuligula.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lea Valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/03/2023.