Darnaway and Lethen Forest

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA criteria met: B2, C6 (2007)
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Area: 1,821 ha

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2007 near favourable low low
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Site description (2007 baseline)
A large wooded area along the River Findhorn, including Darnaway forest and Altyre woods. The IBA is important for breeding raptors and Tetrao urogallus.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Darnaway and Lethen Forest. Downloaded from on 01/10/2023.