Country/territory: United Kingdom
IBA criteria met: B1i, C2, C3 (2007)
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Area: 5,329 ha
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Site description (baseline)
Lochinch (also known as White Loch) is shallow and rich in nutrients. Torrs Warren lies to the south, at the head of Luce Bay, and is the largest acidic dune system in western Scotland, with a very varied dune morphology. The IBA is important for wintering geese.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Loch of Inch and Torrs Warren. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2526 on 29/05/2023.