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Pettigoe Plateau


Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2007)
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Area: 1,259 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 medium not assessed medium
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Site description
The IBA covers an area of low-lying blanket bog with rocky outcrops, in addition to small lakes and farmland interspersed with small patches of forestry. The site supports a suite of breeding upland birds. Wintering Anser albifrons are the flavirostris subspecies.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pettigoe Plateau. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/08/2020.