|IBA conservation status|
|Year of assessment (most recent)||State (condition)||Pressure (threat)||Response (action)|
|2007||not assessed||not assessed||not assessed|
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Site description (2007 baseline)
The area is characterized by upland heather and grass moorland, and includes 19 peaks over 400 m with the highest, Snaefell, standing at 621 m. The hills run north-east to south-west, and are divided by a central valley formed by the Rivers Dhoo and Neb. The site holds important numbers of breeding upland species and Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Isle of Man Hills. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/isle-of-man-hills-iba-united-kingdom on 03/12/2023.