UK003
Arun Valley


Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2007)
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Area: 1,413 ha

Protection status:

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 low very unfavourable medium
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Site description
The Arun valley exhibits an unusual range of physical and chemical conditions and a correspondingly high diversity of flora and fauna. Alluvial grazing-marsh, pasture and cultivated land are all present, forming a mixed wet and dry field and ditch network that supports a rich floral community. It is an important site for wintering waterfowl and waders, and for breeding waterfowl.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Arun Valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/07/2020.