Sherwood Forest This is an IBA in danger! 

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2007)
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Area: 7,320 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)
2016 very high not assessed low
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Site description
Sherwood Forest is a Royal Forest in Nottinghamshire. Continuously forested since the end of the Ice Age, the wooded forest of today is a remnant of a much larger royal hunting forest.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sherwood Forest. Downloaded from on 24/09/2021.