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IPA Factsheet - Coll and Tiree
Site code
CountryUnited Kingdom
Administrative regionScotland Western Isles
Central co-ordinates56o 35' N / 6o 39' W map
Altitude0 - 46

 Site Description

 Botanical Significance Noted for vascular plants, habitats and stoneworts interest. Supporting information from BSBI Scot VCR form: Anagallis minima; Baldellia ranunculoides; Dactylorhiza viridis; Potamogeton rutilus; Salsola kali subsp kali; Zostera marina

 General Habitat Description

Land use

Land use% CoverLevel

Threatened Species

Species NameIPA Assess.Species Assess.AbundanceData qualityCriteria
Najas flexilis (Willd.) Rostk. & W.L. Schmidt20072007unknownunknownA(ii)

Botanical Richness

EUNIS level 2 code & nameIPA Assess.Habitat Assess.% of indicator speciesNo. SpeciesNational BiotopeData qualityCriteria
E1 Dry Grasslands2016201600unknownB
B1 Coastal dune and sand habitats2007200700unknownB
B2 Coastal shingle habitats2007200700unknownB
B3 Rock cliffs, ledges & shores, including the supralittoral2007200700unknownB
C1 Surface standing waters2007200700unknownB
C3 Littoral zone of inland surface water bodies2007200700unknownB

Threatened Habitats

IPA Habitat code & nameIPA Assess.Habitat Assess.AreaData qualityCriteria
3130 Oligotrophic to mesotrophic standing waters witth vegetation of the Littorelletea uniflorae and/or Isoeto-Nanjuncet200720070unknownCii
21A0* Machair (* in Ireland)200720070unknownCi
3150 Natural eutrophic lakes with Magnopotamion or Hydrocharition-type vegetation200720070unknownCii
7230 Alkaline fens200720070unknownCii
2130* Fixed coastal dunes with herbaceous vegetation (grey dunes)*200720070unknownCi
2120 Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria (white dunes)200720070unknownCii


DesignationProtected Area NameRelationship with IPAOverlap with IPA
Special Protection AreaCollprotected area overlaps with IPA112
Special Protection AreaColl (corncrake)protected area overlaps with IPA9
Special Protection AreaSleibhtean agus Cladach Thiriodprotected area overlaps with IPA40
Site of Special Scientific InterestTotamore Dunes and Loch Ballyhaprotected area contained by IPA208
Site of Special Scientific InterestCrossapol and Gunnaprotected area contained by IPA973
Site of Special Scientific InterestCeann a'Mharaprotected area overlaps with IPA150
UnknownTiree & Coll IBAprotected area contains IPA996
Special Area of ConservationColl Machairprotected area contained by IPA846
Special Area of ConservationLoch a' Phuillprotected area contained by IPA150
Site of Special Scientific InterestColl and Tireeprotected area overlaps with IPA1093
Site of Special Scientific InterestNorth East Coll Lochs and Moorsprotected area overlaps with IPA2300


TypeDescriptionYear startedYear finishes
Species Management PlanNajas flexilis



 Conservation Issues Considered of European importance for stoneworts in Stewart (2004)

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