Langholm - Newcastleton Hills

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2007)
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Area: 7,517 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 high very unfavourable medium
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Site description
An outstanding area of moorland that straddles the boundary between the Dumfries and Galloway region the and Borders region. This is an important site for a number of breeding upland species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Langholm - Newcastleton Hills. Downloaded from on 28/09/2022.