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Anagach Wood


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2007

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Scottish Crossbill Loxia scotica LC resident 1994 15 breeding pairs A1, B2, C1, C2

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 very high not assessed medium
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information good

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities happening now whole area/population (>90%) moderate to rapid deterioration very high

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Whole area of site (>90%) covered by appropriate conservation designation No management plan exists but the management planning process has begun Substantive conservation measures are being implemented but these are not comprehensive and are limited by resources and capacity medium
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
River Spey Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,760 protected area is adjacent to site 0
River Spey Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 1,960 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Cairngorms National Park 452,810 protected area contains site 391
Anagach Woods Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 392 is identical to site 391

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Anagach Wood. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2020.