Hill of Colvadale and Sobul

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA criteria met: C7 (2007)
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Area: 1,600 ha

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) State (condition) Pressure (threat) Response (action)
2007 near favourable very high negligible
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Site description (2007 baseline)
Heathland overlying magnesium silicate rocks, with areas of deep peat, wet flush and mire. Plant communities present include herb-rich sedge grass heath and also species-poor wet and dry heaths. The IBA holds a rich assemblage of breeding birds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Hill of Colvadale and Sobul. Downloaded from on 02/12/2023.