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Situated about 15 km west of Aberdeen, the Loch of Skene is less than 2 m in depth and is fringed by reedbed and Betula-Salix carr. The site is important for large numbers of wintering wildfowl, and is also nationally important for breeding wildfowl. Anser anser are from the Icelandic breeding population.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Loch of Skene. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/10/2020.