Ronas Hill - North Roe and Tingon

Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
This site contains some of the highest quality blanket bog in Shetland, in addition to many pools and acid lochans, some with small islands. The important tree and scrub cover comprises Betula, Sorbus, Salix and Juniperus, and numerous Arctic-alpine species characterize the flora and invertebrate fauna. The IBA holds an important assemblage of breeding moorland birds.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ronas Hill - North Roe and Tingon. Downloaded from on 29/03/2023.