|Unitary Authority||Highlands and Islands|
|SAC EU Code||UK0019799|
|Status||Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)|
|* This is the approximate central point of the SAC. In the case of large, linear or composite sites, this may not represent the location where a feature occurs within the SAC.|
General site character
Shingle, Sea cliffs, Islets (5.5%)
Inland water bodies (Standing water, Running water) (5.5%)
Bogs, Marshes, Water fringed vegetation, Fens (74%)
Heath, Scrub, Maquis and Garrigue, Phygrana (5%)
Humid grassland, Mesophile grassland (10%)
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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
7130 Blanket bogs (* if active bog) * Priority feature
Tingon demonstrates diversity of its surface patterning, erosion and other mire features, which cover a substantial tract of ground on the Tingon peninsula. Peat mounds are also a feature of the site. The vegetation is dominated by cottongrasses Eriophorum spp., heather Calluna vulgaris, deergrass Trichophorum cespitosum, cross-leaved heath Erica tetralix and bog-mosses Sphagnum spp.
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
- Not Applicable
Annex II species present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for site selection
- Not Applicable
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