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Loch Lomond


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus LC resident 1998 35 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 medium not assessed medium
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
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation A management plan exists but it is out of date or not comprehensive Some limited conservation initiatives are in place medium
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Portnellan - Ross Priory - Claddochside Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 24 protected area overlaps with site 0
Loch Lomond Woods Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,440 protected area overlaps with site 97
Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park 186,340 protected area contains site 508
Loch Lomond National Nature Reserve 427 protected area overlaps with site 281
Loch Lomond Nature Reserve 237 protected area overlaps with site 0
Loch Lomond Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 508 is identical to site 508
Loch Lomond Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 237 protected area overlaps with site 165
Loch Lomond National Scenic Area 28,088 protected area contains site 0
Inchtavannach and Inchconnachan Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 105 protected area overlaps with site 104
Inchmoan Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 46 protected area overlaps with site 46
Inchcruin Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 24 protected area overlaps with site 0
Endrick Water Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 219 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Endrick Water Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 235 protected area overlaps with site 0
Endrick Mouth and Islands Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 471 protected area overlaps with site 281

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland -
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Fens, transition mires and springs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
nature conservation and research -
forestry -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Loch Lomond. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/09/2020.