Beinn Dearg

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: C7 (2007)
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Area: 5,541 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 medium not assessed low
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Site description
A large and diverse massif that has been deeply dissected by glacial action, but exhibits rounded summits. Landform and geological diversity has resulted in a wide range of upland vegetation communities including summit communities of cushion herbs, lichens and mosses. The site holds an assemblage of breeding upland birds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Beinn Dearg. Downloaded from on 31/01/2023.