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Special Areas of Conservation

Peeswit Moss

Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Country Scotland
Unitary Authority Eastern Scotland
Centroid* NT288550
Latitude 55.78333333
Longitude -3.05
SAC EU Code UK0030313
Status Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Area (ha) 52.93
* 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.
Location of Peeswit Moss SAC

General site character

  • Bogs, Marshes, Water fringed vegetation, Fens (85%)
  • Dry grassland, Steppes (15%)
  • Broad-leaved deciduous woodland (1%)
  • Coniferous woodland (3%)

Download the Natura 2000 standard data form for this site as submitted to Europe (PDF <100kb)

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

  • 7110 Active raised bogs  * Priority feature

    Species occurrence description not yet available.

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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