The largest freshwater body in North Uist, defined by an intricate shoreline and containing many islands. The water is nutrient-poor. The site holds important numbers of breeding divers, and is nationally important for breeding Hebridean Anser anser.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mointeach Scadabhaigh. Downloaded from
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