Special Protection Areas (SPAs): Scotland

 
The status of 'qualifying' species on individual SPAs - important information>>>
 
Scotland Special Protection Areas 28 January 2016
Site name Site code Country Area (ha) Status
Abernethy Forest UK9002561 S 5783.61 Classified SPA
Achanalt Marshes UK9001701 S 209.32 Classified SPA
Ailsa Craig UK9003091 S 2759.53 Classified SPA
Aird and Borve, Benbecula UK9001751 S 359.03 Classified SPA
Anagach Woods UK9020297 S 392.49 Classified SPA
Arran Moors UK9003341 S 10801.78 Classified SPA
Assynt Lochs UK9001591 S 1158.19 Classified SPA
Auskerry UK9002381 S 103.11 Classified SPA
Ballochbuie UK9002781 S 1882.33 Classified SPA
Beinn Dearg UK9001631 S 5613.62 Classified SPA
Ben Alder UK9002551 S 2877.51 Classified SPA
Ben Wyvis UK9001641 S 2178.41 Classified SPA
Black Cart UK9003221 S 55.5 Classified SPA
Bridgend Flats, Islay UK9003052 S 332.08 Classified SPA
Buchan Ness to Collieston Coast UK9002491 S 5400.76 Classified SPA
Caenlochan UK9004011 S 5971 Classified SPA
Cairngorms UK9002241 S 50914.33 Classified SPA
Cairngorms Massif UK9020308 S 187484.9 Classified SPA
Caithness and Sutherland Peatlands UK9001151 S 145313 Classified SPA
Caithness Lochs UK9001171 S 1381.65 Classified SPA
Calf of Eday UK9002431 S 2671.77 Classified SPA
Cameron Reservoir UK9004131 S 68.71 Classified SPA
Canna and Sanday UK9001431 S 6567.58 Classified SPA
Cape Wrath UK9001231 S 6734.48 Classified SPA
Castle Loch, Lochmaben UK9003191 S 106.68 Classified SPA
Cnuic agus Cladach Mhuile UK9003311 S 29242.12 Classified SPA
Coll UK9003031 S 2324.37 Classified SPA
Coll (corncrake) UK9003033 S 368.53 Classified SPA
Copinsay UK9002151 S 3607.7 Classified SPA
Craigmore Wood UK9001801 S 653.46 Classified SPA
Creag Meagaidh UK9002161 S 2856.17 Classified SPA
Cromarty Firth UK9001623 S 3247.95 Classified SPA
Cuillins UK9001781 S 29503.25 Classified SPA
Darnaway and Lethen Forest UK9020292 S 1830.42 Classified SPA
Din Moss - Hoselaw Loch UK9004291 S 50.58 Classified SPA
Dornoch Firth and Loch Fleet UK9001622 S 7856.54 Classified SPA
Drumochter Hills UK9002301 S 9431.89 Classified SPA
East Caithness Cliffs UK9001182 S 11696.37 Classified SPA
East Sanday Coast UK9002331 S 1508.2 Classified SPA
Eilean na Muice Duibhe (Duich Moss), Islay UK9003054 S 577.27 Classified SPA
Eoligarry, Barra UK9001761 S 143.59 Classified SPA
Fair Isle UK9002091 S 6825.1 Classified SPA
Fala Flow UK9004241 S 317.75 Classified SPA
Fetlar UK9002031 S 16964.69 Classified SPA
Firth of Forth UK9004411 S 6317.69 Classified SPA
Firth of Tay and Eden Estuary UK9004121 S 6947.62 Classified SPA
Flannan Isles UK9001021 S 5832.82 Classified SPA
Foinaven UK9020306 S 21082.64 Classified SPA
Forest of Clunie UK9004381 S 19347.55 Classified SPA
Forth Islands UK9004171 S 9795 Classified SPA
Foula UK9002061 S 7985.49 Classified SPA
Fowlsheugh UK9002271 S 1303.23 Classified SPA
Gladhouse Reservoir UK9004231 S 185.83 Classified SPA
Glas Eileanan UK9003211 S 1.57 Classified SPA
Glen Affric to Strathconon UK9020303 S 50419.34 Classified SPA
Glen App and Galloway Moors UK9003351 S 8948.65 Classified SPA
Glen Etive and Glen Fyne UK9020307 S 81372.55 Classified SPA
Glen Tanar UK9002771 S 4177.87 Classified SPA
Greenlaw Moor UK9004281 S 245.81 Classified SPA
Gruinart Flats, Islay UK9003051 S 3256.32 Classified SPA
Handa UK9001241 S 3205.61 Classified SPA
Hermaness, Saxa Vord and Valla Field UK9002011 S 6832.36 Classified SPA
Hoy UK9002141 S 18123.91 Classified SPA
Imperial Dock Lock, Leith UK9004451 S 0.11 Classified SPA
Inner Clyde Estuary UK9003061 S 1813.72 Classified SPA
Inner Moray Firth UK9001624 S 2290.25 Classified SPA
Inverpolly, Loch Urigill and nearby Lochs UK9001511 S 1937.05 Classified SPA
Jura, Scarba and the Garvellachs UK9020304 S 34585.96 Classified SPA
Kilpheder and Smerclate, South Uist UK9001083 S 379.64 Classified SPA
Kintyre Goose Roosts UK9003071 S 409.2 Classified SPA
Kinveachy Forest UK9002581 S 2849.7 Classified SPA
Knapdale Lochs UK9003301 S 113.86 Classified SPA
Laggan, Islay UK9003053 S 1225.62 Classified SPA
Lairg and Strath Brora Lochs UK9001611 S 286.14 Classified SPA
Langholm - Newcastleton Hills UK9003271 S 7538.48 Classified SPA
Lewis Peatlands UK9001571 S 58959.88 Classified SPA
Loch Ashie UK9001554 S 162.55 Classified SPA
Loch Eye UK9001621 S 204.88 Classified SPA
Loch Flemington UK9001691 S 21.57 Classified SPA
Loch Ken and River Dee Marshes UK9003111 S 767.97 Classified SPA
Loch Knockie and nearby Lochs UK9001552 S 395.12 Classified SPA
Loch Leven UK9004111 S 1611.29 Classified SPA
Loch Lomond UK9003021 S 508.23 Classified SPA
Loch Maree UK9001531 S 3182.01 Classified SPA
Loch of Inch and Torrs Warren UK9003121 S 2110.5 Classified SPA
Loch of Kinnordy UK9004051 S 85.15 Classified SPA
Loch of Lintrathen UK9004061 S 186.27 Classified SPA
Loch of Skene UK9002261 S 121.76 Classified SPA
Loch of Strathbeg UK9002211 S 616.26 Classified SPA
Loch Ruthven UK9001551 S 200.84 Classified SPA
Loch Shiel UK9001721 S 2291.09 Classified SPA
Loch Spynie UK9002201 S 90.05 Classified SPA
Loch Vaa UK9002751 S 44.56 Classified SPA
Lochnagar UK9002281 S 1423.43 Classified SPA
Lochs of Spiggie and Brow UK9002651 S 140.66 Classified SPA
Marwick Head UK9002121 S 475.54 Classified SPA
Mingulay and Berneray UK9001121 S 7801.71 Classified SPA
Moidart and Ardgour UK9020305 S 41426.37 Classified SPA
Mointeach Scadabhaigh UK9001501 S 4182.75 Classified SPA
Monach Isles UK9001071 S 600.07 Classified SPA
Montrose Basin UK9004031 S 981.19 Classified SPA
Morangie Forest UK9001791 S 3510.85 Classified SPA
Moray and Nairn Coast UK9001625 S 2325.67 Classified SPA
Mousa UK9002361 S 196.85 Classified SPA
Muir of Dinnet UK9002791 S 156.95 Classified SPA
Muirkirk and North Lowther Uplands UK9003261 S 26345.76 Classified SPA
Ness and Barvas, Lewis UK9001741 S 647.54 Classified SPA
North Caithness Cliffs UK9001181 S 14628.77 Classified SPA
North Colonsay and Western Cliffs UK9003171 S 3297.3 Classified SPA
North Harris Mountains UK9001572 S 13128.46 Classified SPA
North Inverness Lochs UK9001553 S 122.87 Classified SPA
North Rona and Sula Sgeir UK9001011 S 6850.58 Classified SPA
North Sutherland Coastal Islands UK9001211 S 223.46 Classified SPA
North Uist Machair and Islands UK9001051 S 4860.13 Classified SPA
Noss UK9002081 S 3338.38 Classified SPA
Novar UK9020293 S 1054.07 Classified SPA
Orkney Mainland Moors UK9002311 S 5342.44 Classified SPA
Oronsay and South Colonsay UK9020299 S 2016.85 Classified SPA
Otterswick and Graveland UK9002941 S 2239.59 Classified SPA
Papa Stour UK9002051 S 569.6 Classified SPA
Papa Westray (North Hill and Holm) UK9002111 S 245.94 Classified SPA
Pentland Firth Islands UK9001131 S 170 Classified SPA
Priest Island UK9001261 S 132.02 Classified SPA
Ramna Stacks and Gruney UK9002021 S 11.66 Classified SPA
Rannoch Lochs UK9004021 S 1175.79 Classified SPA
Renfrewshire Heights UK9020295 S 8940.8 Classified SPA
Rinns of Islay UK9003057 S 9434.09 Classified SPA
River Spey - Insh Marshes UK9002231 S 1157.26 Classified SPA
Ronas Hill - North Roe and Tingon UK9002041 S 5474.35 Classified SPA
Rousay UK9002371 S 5480.84 Classified SPA
Rum UK9001341 S 46724.16 Classified SPA
Shiant Isles UK9001041 S 6935.65 Classified SPA
Slamannan Plateau UK9004441 S 590.91 Classified SPA
Sléibhtean agus Cladach Thiriodh (Tiree Wetlands and Coast) UK9003032 S 1939.72 Classified SPA
South Tayside Goose Roosts UK9004401 S 332.17 Classified SPA
South Uist Machair and Lochs UK9001082 S 5027.31 Classified SPA
St Abb's Head to Fast Castle UK9004271 S 1736.75 Classified SPA
St Kilda UK9001031 S 29014.61 Classified SPA
Strath Carnaig and Strath Fleet Moors UK9020300 S 14700.61 Classified SPA
Sule Skerry and Sule Stack UK9002181 S 3909.45 Classified SPA
Sumburgh Head UK9002511 S 2478.91 Classified SPA
Switha UK9002891 S 57 Classified SPA
The Oa UK9003058 S 1930.84 Classified SPA
Tips of Corsemaul and Tom Mor UK9002811 S 83.43 Classified SPA
Tiree (corncrake) UK9003034 S 544.66 Classified SPA
Treshnish Isles UK9003041 S 241.77 Classified SPA
Troup, Pennan and Lion's Heads UK9002471 S 3365.2 Classified SPA
Upper Solway Flats and Marshes UK9005012 ES 43678.26 Classified SPA
West Inverness-shire Lochs UK9020298 S 2967.52 Classified SPA
West Westray UK9002101 S 3780.16 Classified SPA
Wester Ross Lochs UK9001711 S 1989.82 Classified SPA
Westwater UK9004251 S 49.54 Classified SPA
Ythan Estuary, Sands of Forvie and Meikle Loch UK9002221 S 1014.62 Classified SPA

 

Many designated sites are on private land: the listing of a site in these pages does not imply any right of public access.