Loch Leven

Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
Loch Leven lies midway between the estuaries of the Forth and Tay rivers, and is the largest nutrient-rich loch in Britain, supporting a range of aquatic plants. The IBA also covers adjacent damp, unimproved pasture. This site is of major importance for both breeding and wintering wildfowl and waterfowl.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Loch Leven. Downloaded from on 15/08/2022.