Ornkey Mainland Moors

Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
Three blocks of moorland situated on the Orkney Mainland, cut by numerous dales containing small burns. Human activities include domestic peat extraction. The site is important for breeding raptors and other moorland birds.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ornkey Mainland Moors. Downloaded from on 15/08/2022.