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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 (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mochrum and Castle Lochs. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/08/2020.