Mointeach Scadabhaigh

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA criteria met: B2, C2, C6 (2007)
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Area: 4,121 ha

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
IBA conservation status
Year of assessment (most recent) Threat (pressure) Condition (state) Action (response)
2007 low favourable low
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Site description (baseline)
The largest freshwater body in North Uist, defined by an intricate shoreline and containing many islands. The water is nutrient-poor. The site holds important numbers of breeding divers, and is nationally important for breeding Hebridean Anser anser.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mointeach Scadabhaigh. Downloaded from on 07/06/2023.