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Greenlaw Moor


Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, C3 (2007)
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Area: 247 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 high very unfavourable low
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Site description
The IBA is located in the south Lammermuir Hills, and comprises heather moorland in the east and raised mire in the west, in addition to the two pools of Hule Moss. The heath is the largest remaining example of mid-altitude moorland in the Borders. The site supports wintering and passage geese and a suite of breeding and wintering moorland birds, including waders.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Greenlaw Moor. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/10/2020.