Mill Dam, Shapinsay

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: C7 (2007)
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Area: 33 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 medium unfavourable low
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Site description
An artificial water-body now largely choked by encroaching vegetation, with open water appearing mainly after heavy rains.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mill Dam, Shapinsay. Downloaded from on 06/02/2023.