Bankhead Moss, Beith
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|
|Although small, Bankhead Moss in the central belt of Scotland has a largely intact structure, having suffered only marginal encroachment by domestic peat-cutting. The central dome is dominated by active bog vegetation, including occasional Sphagnum cuspidatum-filled hollows and S. magellanicum carpets. A secondary lagg fen has developed in abandoned areas of peat-cutting.|
Annex I habitats present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for selection of this site
Annex II species that are a primary reason for selection of this site
Annex II species present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for site selection
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