Atholl/Glen Tilt

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2000)
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Area: 6,166 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 high not assessed negligible
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Site description
A series of 11 montane plateaux ranging from Beinn Dearg in the west to Carn a Gheoidh in the east, most of which are above 800 m. Various uncommon plant communities are present, including sugar limestone grassland and heath vegetation, and both montane and summit communities. The IBA is important for breeding upland birds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Atholl/Glen Tilt. Downloaded from on 03/02/2023.