Loch of Inch & Torrs Warren

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Loch of Inch & Torrs Warren

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
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  • Area: 
    2,111 ha
  • Designation date: 
  • Coordinates: 
    54°50'N 04°53'W
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Loch of Inch & Torrs Warren. 02/02/99; Scotland; 2,111 ha; 54°50'N 004°52'W. Special Protection Area EC Directive. The area is composed of two separate sites: a large nutrient-rich freshwater loch including well-developed fen communities, and an area of foreshore and sand dunes. In winter, both components of the site support internationally important numbers of Greenland White-fronted Geese (Anser albifrons flavirostris). The area is used for nature conservation, military activities, pastoral agriculture, tourism, and hunting. Ramsar site no. 972. Most recent RIS information: 2006.

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