Keltneyburn

Site details

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

9180 Tilio-Acerion forests of slopes, screes and ravines  * Priority feature
Keltneyburn complements Craighall Gorge as a representative of Tilio-Acerion forests in eastern/central Scotland. Gorge woodland here occurs on Dalradian schists, and the ground flora of the woodland is species-rich with a large number of higher plant species of restricted distribution, including the nationally rare whorled Solomonís seal Polygonatum verticillatum. There is a species-rich bryoflora including several local basicolous species.

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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