Loch Shin and nearby lochs

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA criteria met: A1, B1i, B2, C1, C3, C6 (2007)
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Area: 3,850 ha

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2007 not assessed low negligible
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Site description (2007 baseline)
One very large, and several smaller, nutrient-poor lochs. The IBA supports a flora and fauna characteristic of upland heaths, mires and lochs.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Loch Shin and nearby lochs. Downloaded from on 26/09/2023.