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  • Country: 
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Site number: 
  • Area: 
    2,209 ha
  • Designation date: 
  • Coordinates: 
    56°39'N 06°30'W
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Coll. 31/03/95; Scotland; 2,209 ha; 56°39'N 006°30'W. Special Protection Area, SSSI. The site supports substantial areas of maritime heath, blanket mire, and open water. The occurrence and botanical composition reflect the long interaction between landforms and low-intensity agriculture. The site supports internationally important numbers of geese, together with several nationally rare wetland plant species. Human activities include tourism, livestock grazing, hunting, and fishing. Ramsar site no. 723. Most recent RIS information: 2005.

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