Pitkeathly Mires

Site details

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

Not applicable

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

Not applicable.


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