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Location United Kingdom, Scotland
Central coordinates 3o 51.02' West  55o 56.83' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 3,297 ha
Altitude
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds



Site description A large area of mixed bog and marsh, important for wintering wildfowl, mainly Anser fabalis.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Bean Goose Anser fabalis winter  2007  300 individuals  good  C6  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Blanket bogs; Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  major
Grassland   major
Artificial - terrestrial Forestry plantations  minor

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Slamannan Plateau. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/10/2014

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