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Loch Spynie


Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
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.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Loch Spynie. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/09/2020.