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Location United Kingdom, Scotland
Central coordinates 6o 36.59' West  57o 59.46' North
IBA criteria B2, C6
Area 16,587 ha
Altitude 0 - 572m
Year of IBA assessment 2007

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds



Site description A large upland block to the east of the North Harris mountains that holds a typical assemblage of upland birds.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Golden Eagle Aquila chrysaetos breeding  2003-2008  9 breeding pairs  good  B2, C6  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest   minor
Shrubland Heathland  major
Grassland   minor
Wetlands (inland) Blanket bogs  minor

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Park, Lewis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/07/2014

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