|Most recent IBA monitoring assessment|
|Year of assessment||Threat score (pressure)||Condition score (state)||Action score (response)|
|2007||not assessed||not assessed||not assessed|
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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 (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Isle of Man Hills. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/10/2020.