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
Annex I habitats present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for selection of this site
|7140 Transition mires and quaking bogs|
Annex II species that are a primary reason for selection of this site
|1393 Slender green feather-moss Drepanocladus (Hamatocaulis) vernicosus|
|Pitkeathly consists of a group of upland mires which form an undisturbed area of flushes, with poor- and intermediate fen. The site contains a small but healthy population of slender green feather-moss Drepanocladus vernicosus and is the most northerly Scottish representative.|
Annex II species present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for site selection
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