Forest of Birse

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: A1, B2, C1 (2007)
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Area: 852 ha

Protection status:

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 low not assessed negligible
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Site description
This site covers the section of the Forest of Birse situated between Burnfoot and Turfgate, and contains mainly coniferous woodland. It is important for breeding raptors and other upland and forest species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Forest of Birse. Downloaded from on 04/12/2020.