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Site description (2007 baseline)
Shallow water-bodies with associated damp grassland, reedbed (Phragmites), islands, fen and pasture. Lough Neagh is the largest UK freshwater lake, with water-levels subject to erratic, artificial change. The IBA is important for wintering wildfowl and summer assemblages of moulting waterfowl.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lough Neagh and Lough Beg. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/lough-neagh-and-lough-beg-iba-united-kingdom on 04/12/2023.