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An extensive upland plateau that is the dominant geographical feature of County Antrim. It supports fine remnant semi-natural Quercus woodlands and is drained by fast-flowing streams, including the rivers of the famous nine glens of Antrim. Human activities include commercial peat extraction. The area supports a typical assemblage of upland species and is also important for Phylloscopus sibilatrix.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Antrim Hills. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/10/2020.