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IPA Factsheet - Strathglass Complex
Site code
CountryUnited Kingdom
Administrative regionScotland East Highland (East Ross)
Central co-ordinates57o 20' N / 5o 0' W map
Altitude240 - 310

 Site Description

 Botanical Significance Noted for lichen, bryophyte and habitat interest.

 General Habitat Description Coniferous Woodland: native pinewood, oceanic woodland, Alpine grassland; Scree

Land use

Land use% CoverLevel

Threatened Species

Species NameIPA Assess.Species Assess.AbundanceData qualityCriteria

Botanical Richness

EUNIS level 2 code & nameIPA Assess.Habitat Assess.% of indicator speciesNo. SpeciesNational BiotopeData qualityCriteria
E4 Alpine & sub-alpine grasslands200700unknownB
G3 Coniferous woodland200700unknownB
H2 Screes200700unknownB

Threatened Habitats

IPA Habitat code & nameIPA Assess.Habitat Assess.AreaData qualityCriteria
4060 Alpine and Boreal heaths20070unknownCii
7130(*) Blanket bogs ( * if active bog)20070unknownCi
91C0* Caledonian forest*20070unknownCi
4010 Northern Atlantic wet heaths with Erica tetralix20070unknownCii
6150 Siliceous alpine and boreal grasslands20070unknownCii
8220 Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation20070unknownCii
4080 Sub-Arctic Salix spp. Scrub20070unknownCii


DesignationProtected Area NameRelationship with IPAOverlap with IPA
Area of Outstanding Natural BeautyGlen Affricprotected area overlaps with IPA7
Site of Special Scientific InterestAffric-Cannich Hill/Glenprotected area overlaps with IPA17230
Site of Special Scientific InterestGlen Strathfarrarprotected area overlaps with IPA3903
Site of Special Scientific InterestLiatrie Burnprotected area overlaps with IPA90
Site of Special Scientific InterestGlen Affricprotected area overlaps with IPA2246


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