Waukenwae Moss

Site details

UK map showing location of Waukenwae Moss Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Waukenwae Moss 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

7110 Active raised bogs  * Priority feature
Waukenwae Moss in the central belt of Scotland has extensive areas of active raised bog. It displays some of the best Sphagnum-hollow patterning to be found in bogs in this part of Scotland and also has several hummocks of Sphagnum imbricatum. The bulk of the site is relatively intact, having suffered little from marginal domestic peat-cutting.

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

7120 Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration

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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