Greenlaw Moor

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Greenlaw Moor

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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  • Area: 
    248 ha
  • Designation date: 
  • Coordinates: 
    55°44'N 02°27'W
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Greenlaw Moor. 15/03/96; Scotland; 248 ha; 55°44'N 002°27'W. Special Protection Area, SSSI. The site consists of an important heather moorland and includes raised mire and two pools. The area of raised moss is well developed and supports a typical flora, including regionally uncommon mosses. Internationally important numbers of Pink-footed Geese Anser brachyrhynchus winter at the site. Human activities include livestock grazing, cutting of vegetation, recreation, and hunting. Ramsar site no. 795. Most recent RIS information: 2006.

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