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Antrim Hills


Site description (2007 baseline):

Site location and context
An extensive upland plateau that is the dominant geographical feature of County Antrim. It supports fine remnant semi-natural Quercus woodlands and is drained by fast-flowing streams, including the rivers of the famous nine glens of Antrim. Human activities include commercial peat extraction. The area supports a typical assemblage of upland species and is also important for Phylloscopus sibilatrix.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Antrim Hills. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/antrim-hills-iba-united-kingdom on 21/02/2024.