The IBA covers grazed, periodically flooded meadows situated along the River Blackwater.
First identified in 1989. Descriptive text and bird data refer to the 2000 Inventory.
The site is important for wintering wildfowl. Anser albifrons are the flavirostris subspecies.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Annaghroe, River Blackwater. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/12/2021.