Amat Woods

Site details

UK map showing location of Amat Woods Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Amat Woods SAC/SCI/cSAC
 

Note:

When undertaking an appropriate assessment of impacts at a site, all features of European importance (both primary and non-primary) need to be considered.

Annex I habitats that are a primary reason for selection of this site

91C0 Caledonian forest  * Priority feature
Amat Woods complex includes two Caledonian forest areas, Amat Woods and Alladale Woods, which are representative of the North Central biochemical region. The complex has been selected to represent the northern variation of this geographically wide-ranging region. Although comprising only remnants of a formerly more extensive woodland, the pinewood area is still large. The soils are mainly acidic, although basic flushes are a feature of the wood.

Annex I habitats present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for selection of this site

Not applicable.

Annex II species that are a primary reason for selection of this site

Not applicable.

Annex II species present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for site selection

Not applicable.


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