Country/territory: United Kingdom
IBA criteria met: B2, C6 (2007)
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Area: 58,295 ha
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Site description (baseline)
A very large area of forest, including lochs, rivers and moorland, that stretches from Newton Stewart in Dumfries and Galloway into the Strathclyde region. The IBA supports a range of breeding waders and waterbirds, in addition to species of forest and moorland.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Galloway Forest Park. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2661 on 31/05/2023.