Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2007)
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Area: 5,402 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 medium medium
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Site description (2007 baseline)
A series of flooded medieval peat-diggings situated within the flood-plains of five principal river valley systems. The IBA comprises a mosaic of reed Phragmites, fringed shallow lakes, open water, fen habitats, carr woodland and grazing-marshes. The IBA is important for a wide variety of breeding and wintering birds.

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