UK053
Peak District Moors


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: -

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Peak District Moors (South Pennine Moors Phase 1) Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 45,301 protected area contained by site 37,092
Peak District National Park 143,889 protected area contains site 37,092
Leek Moors Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 3,974 protected area overlaps with site 0
Eastern Peak District Moors Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 8,199 protected area overlaps with site 2,203
Dark Peak Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 31,847 protected area contained by site 31,853

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Heathland -
Grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Blanket bogs, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Forestry plantations -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
military -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Peak District Moors. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/01/2021.