Country/territory: United Kingdom
IBA criteria met: C7 (2007)
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Area: 631 ha
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Site description (baseline)
This site comprises moorland and hilltop montane communities, and a number of lochs, including the moderately nutrient-rich Muckle Water. The IBA supports an important assemblage of breeding moorland birds.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Rousay. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2588 on 29/05/2023.