UK058
Rutland Water


Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: A4iii, B1i, C3, C4 (2007)
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Area: 1,550 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 high very unfavourable high
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Site description
The largest man-made reservoir in Britain and a mosaic of associated wetland and lakeside habitats. This site is internationally important for wintering and passage wildfowl.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rutland Water. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2019.