UK045
Nene Washes


Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
The cycle of winter storage of flood-waters and traditional summer cattle-grazing at this site has given rise to a mosaic of rough grassland and wet pasture, with a diverse ditch flora. The IBA supports a variety of breeding ducks and waders, and is important for wintering wildfowl.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nene Washes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/04/2021.