Country/territory: United Kingdom
IBA criteria met: B2, C2, C6 (2007)
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Area: 4,121 ha
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Site description (baseline)
The largest freshwater body in North Uist, defined by an intricate shoreline and containing many islands. The water is nutrient-poor. The site holds important numbers of breeding divers, and is nationally important for breeding Hebridean Anser anser.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mointeach Scadabhaigh. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2520 on 07/06/2023.