|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2007||very high||very unfavourable||medium|
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The site includes the largest remaining continuous block of unforested moorland in south-west Scotland. The main habitats include heather and grass moorland and blanket bog.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Muirkirk and North Lowther Uplands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2020.