Upper Lough Erne

Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, B3, C2, C6 (2007)
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Area: 5,747 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
Flooded drumlins in the course of the River Erne give rise to a complex of islands, bays and lakes, bordered by damp pasture, fen and reed-swamp (Phragmites).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Upper Lough Erne. Downloaded from on 04/02/2023.