- Country:United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
- Site number:465
- Area:318 ha
- Designation date:25-04-1990
- Coordinates:55°49'N 02°54'W
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Fala Flow. 25/04/90; Scotland; 318 ha; 55°49'N 002°54'W. Special Protection Area EC Directive; SSSI. Fala Flow is in the Lammermuir Hills to the south-east of Edinburgh. It is a blanket mire, with some pools, developed at a lower altitude than most blanket mires in Midlothian. The vegetation comprises heather Calluna vulgaris/cottongrass Eriophorum spp., with other characteristic species including cowberry Vaccinium vitis-idaea and Sphagnum bog-mosses. Such mires are scarce and declining in Midlothian and this example is relatively undisturbed. The mire and pools support an internationally important goose roost. Ramsar site no. 465. Most recent RIS information: 2006.
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- EU Natura 2000
- Last publication date:01-01-2006