Inner Moray Firth

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Inner Moray Firth

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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  • Area: 
    2,339 ha
  • Designation date: 
  • Coordinates: 
    57°31'N 04°14'W
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Inner Moray Firth. 22/07/99; Scotland; 2,339 ha; 56°50'N 004°21'W. Special Protection Area EC Directive, SSSI. The site supports important wetland habitats including intertidal flats, saltmarsh, and a sand and shingle spit. The intertidal areas are especially important for the population of wintering waterfowl, including Limosa lapponica (1%of the population) and Anser anser (3% of the population). Human activities include nature conservation, tourism, fishing, hunting, and grazing. Ramsar site no. 1002. Most recent RIS information: 2006.

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  • National legal designation: 
    • sssi
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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Ramsar Information Sheet (RIS)