Chew Valley

Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
One of the largest freshwater bodies in south-west England, supporting a sparse open-water plant community, this large artificial reservoir supports breeding wetland species and attracts wintering and passage wildfowl. The IBA also includes areas of managed pasture.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Chew Valley. Downloaded from on 09/08/2022.