UK186
Loch Shin and nearby lochs


Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: A1, B1i, B2, C1, C3, C6 (2007)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 3,850 ha

Protection status:

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 not assessed negligible
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Site description
One very large, and several smaller, nutrient-poor lochs. The IBA supports a flora and fauna characteristic of upland heaths, mires and lochs.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Loch Shin and nearby lochs. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/10/2020.