|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
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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 Areas factsheet: Blackpark and Gutcher, Yell. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/01/2023.