Westwater

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Westwater

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom
  • Site number: 
    780
  • Area: 
    50 ha
  • Designation date: 
    27-11-1995
  • Coordinates: 
    55°45'N 03°25'W
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Overview

Westwater. 27/11/95; Scotland; 50 ha; 55°45'N 003°24'W. Special Protection Area EC Directive, SSSI. An artificial reservoir providing part of the region's water supply. The site supports internationally important numbers of wintering Pink-footed Geese Anser brachyrhynchus, among various other wintering waterbirds. Human activities include recreation, fishing, and hunting. Ramsar site no. 780. Most recent RIS information: 2007.

Administrative region: 
Scotland

  • National legal designation: 
    • sssi
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-2007

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