Loch Eye

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Loch Eye

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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  • Area: 
    205 ha
  • Designation date: 
  • Coordinates: 
    57°47'N 03°57'W
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Loch Eye. 01/10/86; Scotland; 205 ha; 57°47'N 003°58'W. Special Protection Area EC Directive; SSSI, Statutory Bird Sanctuary. A shallow freshwater loch with a rich growth of submerged vegetation. The loch is fringed by a narrow band of trees and an area of Salix carr. The terrestrial flora and invertebrate fauna includes nationally rare species. The lake is a roosting site for internationally important numbers of swans and geese. The catchment is dominated by arable agriculture and commercial forestry. Ramsar site no. 340. Most recent RIS information: 2006.

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