Country/territory: Ireland

IBA Criteria met: A4iii, B1i, B2, B3, C3, C4 (2000)
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Area: 491 ha

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Site description
Situated between Ardee and Castlebellingham in County Louth, this site consists of drained wetlands on the River Glyde flood-plain which are now predominantly improved grassland and tillage.

Key biodiversity
This site is an important winter feeding area for waterfowl. Additionally, Pluvialis apricaria (3,000 birds, 1995) occur in numbers of national importance.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Stabannan-Braganstown. Downloaded from on 09/02/2023.