Treshnish Isles

Site details

UK map showing location of Treshnish Isles Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Treshnish Isles 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

Not applicable

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

1170 Reefs

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

1364 Grey seal  Halichoerus grypus
The Treshnish Isles are a remote chain of uninhabited islands and skerries situated in south-west Scotland. The islands, numerous skerries, islets and reefs support a breeding colony of grey seals Halichoerus grypus, contributing just under 3% of annual UK pup production.

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

Not applicable.


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