Frome Flood-plain

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA criteria met: B2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 2,700 ha

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

Site description (baseline)
This site includes all of the flood-plain between Dorchester and Poole Harbour, with lowland wet grassland the dominant habitat.

First identified in 2000. Descriptive text and bird data refer to the 2000 Inventory.

Key biodiversity
The IBA is important for wintering wildfowl.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Frome Flood-plain. Downloaded from on 29/05/2023.