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Site description (2007 baseline)
A mosaic of moorland and blanket bog, which overlies deep peat. Calluna, Eriophorum and Scirpus dominate the blanket bog plant community, which is interspersed with areas of acid grassland and Sphagnum-rich mire. The IBA supports an assemblage of breeding moorland birds.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Blackpark and Gutcher, Yell. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/blackpark-and-gutcher-yell-iba-united-kingdom on 01/12/2023.