Salisbury Plain

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2007)
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Area: 19,663 ha

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 favourable medium
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Site description
Three large expanses of heathland and grassland with scattered woods, supporting an exceptional chalk grassland flora and fauna. Much of the site is a military training area. As well as the key species, the site also supports large numbers of farmland and grassland passerines.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Salisbury Plain. Downloaded from on 28/09/2022.