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Loch Spynie developed during the 16th century following the closure of a tidal inlet by a shingle-spit. This gave rise to a shallow, fertile lagoon, surrounded by marshes. The site is important for wintering wildfowl. Anser anser are from the Icelandic breeding population.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Loch Spynie. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/11/2021.