Lying at the foot of the Moorfoot Hills, about 29 km south of Edinburgh, Gladhouse reservoir is a large, moderately nutrient-rich loch containing several small islands. It supports some aquatic and marginal vegetation. The IBA is important for wintering waterbirds.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gladhouse Reservoir. Downloaded from
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