Lewis Peatlands

Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
These peatlands cover the greater part of the island, and are interspersed with freshwater lochs and complexes of bog pools. The area is important for breeding waders, divers and raptors, and nationally for Crex crex.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lewis Peatlands. Downloaded from on 25/01/2021.