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West Inverness-shire Lochs


Country/territory: United Kingdom

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2007)
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Area: 52,507 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 low unfavourable negligible
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Site description
Nutrient-poor lochs and lochans with fringing aquatic vegetation. The surrounding catchment area incorporates upland heath and mire, upland broadleaved woodland, commercial forestry plantations and remnants of Caledonian pine forest.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: West Inverness-shire Lochs. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/10/2020.