Ballaugh Curraghs

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: B2 (2007)
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Area: 312 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 not assessed not assessed not assessed
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Site description
Areas of bog and open water covering the flat glacial moraine deposits of the northern plain. Extensive areas of Salix carr and shrub surround the wetlands. The IBA holds the largest Circus cyaneus roost in UK and Isle of Man.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ballaugh Curraghs. Downloaded from on 28/09/2022.