Din Moss and Hoselaw Loch

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA criteria met: B1i, C3 (2007)
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Area: 50 ha

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2007 medium very unfavourable medium
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Site description (baseline)
A small loch located on the northern slopes of the Cheviot Hills, supporting little emergent vegetation. The IBA also includes surrounding fen and well-developed raised mire. The IBA is important for wintering waterbirds. Anser anser are from the Icelandic breeding population.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Din Moss and Hoselaw Loch. Downloaded from on 03/06/2023.