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Site description (2007 baseline)
This reservoir was created following the flooding of a long shallow valley, and supports fringing reed Phragmites and Salix swamp. Water is pumped mainly from the River Stour, 14 km to the north.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Abberton Reservoir. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/abberton-reservoir-iba-united-kingdom on 30/11/2023.