South Tayside Goose Roosts

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South Tayside Goose Roosts

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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  • Area: 
    331 ha
  • Designation date: 
  • Coordinates: 
    56°17'N 03°47'W
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South Tayside Goose Roosts. 22/04/93; Scotland; 331 ha; 56°16'N 003°50'W. Special Protection Area EC Directive; SSSI. The site incorporates three widely separated component sectors consisting of seven permanent, freshwater lakes ("lochs"), numerous smaller water bodies, and various wetland habitats, including one of the largest raised bogs in the region. The lochs provide roost sites for internationally important numbers of wintering geese and for nationally important numbers of nesting ducks. Ramsar site no. 601. Most recent RIS information: 2007.

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  • National legal designation: 
    • sssi
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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