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
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2007 very high near favourable negligible
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Site description
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 Areas factsheet: Hill of Colvadale and Sobul. Downloaded from on 03/02/2023.