Carsegowan Moss

Site details

UK map showing location of Carsegowan Moss Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Carsegowan 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
In common with other bogs around the Solway Firth, Carsegowan Moss has estuarine origins. It represents one of the largest surviving areas of relatively intact raised bog in south-west Scotland. Despite past drainage activity the site supports a typical range of bog communities and species, including cranberry Vaccinium oxycoccos and bog-rosemary Andromeda polifolia.

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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