Loch of Lintrathen

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, C3 (2007)
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Area: 186 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 low very unfavourable medium
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Site description
The Loch of Lintrathen is situated in the foothills above Strathmore, and occupies a glacial basin. It contains no emergent vegetation, and is now used as a reservoir. The IBA is important for wintering waterbirds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Loch of Lintrathen. Downloaded from on 08/02/2023.