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Special Areas of Conservation

Garron Point

Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Country Scotland
Unitary Authority North Eastern Scotland
Centroid* NO890885
Latitude 56.98333333
Longitude -2.168888889
SAC EU Code UK0030356
Status Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Area (ha) 15.01
* 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 Garron Point SAC

General site character

  • Coastal sand dunes, Sand beaches, Machair (4.5%)
  • Shingle, Sea cliffs, Islets (11%)
  • Bogs, Marshes, Water fringed vegetation, Fens (5.8%)
  • Heath, Scrub, Maquis and Garrigue, Phygrana (18.7%)
  • Humid grassland, Mesophile grassland (60%)

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

  • Not Applicable

Annex I habitats present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for selection of this site

  • Not Applicable

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

  • Not Applicable

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