Pettigoe Plateau

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA criteria met: C6 (2007)
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Area: 1,259 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 medium medium
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Site description (2007 baseline)
The IBA covers an area of low-lying blanket bog with rocky outcrops, in addition to small lakes and farmland interspersed with small patches of forestry. The site supports a suite of breeding upland birds. Wintering Anser albifrons are the flavirostris subspecies.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Pettigoe Plateau. Downloaded from on 01/12/2023.