Leighton Moss

Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
The IBA is situated between Silverdale and Warton on the edge of Morecambe Bay, and contains the largest reedbed (Phragmites) in north-west England. The site is important for breeding reedbed species and wintering wildfowl.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Leighton Moss. Downloaded from on 24/01/2022.