Achanalt Marshes

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: B3 (2007)
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Area: 207 ha

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 medium not assessed medium
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Site description
Achanalt Reservoir and marshes are characterised by mesotrophic grassland on a river valley flood plain. There are two waterlogged Carex Juncus communities, and the whole area is important for breeding waders, wildfowl and gulls.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Achanalt Marshes. Downloaded from on 19/08/2022.