Loch of Lintrathen

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA criteria met: A4i, B1i, C3 (2007)
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Area: 186 ha

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2007 very unfavourable low medium
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Site description (2007 baseline)
The Loch of Lintrathen is situated in the foothills above Strathmore, and occupies a glacial basin. It contains no emergent vegetation, and is now used as a reservoir. The IBA is important for wintering waterbirds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Loch of Lintrathen. Downloaded from on 26/02/2024.