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Loch of Skene


Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
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.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Loch of Skene. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/10/2020.