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Site description (2007 baseline)
Two lochs, with associated wetlands and numerous islands, situated about 3 km from the coast of outer Wigtown Bay. These lochs hold the largest inland Phalacrocorax carbo colony in Great Britain. Sixty different bird species breed within the SSSI.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mochrum and Castle Lochs. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/mochrum-and-castle-lochs-iba-united-kingdom on 29/11/2023.