Special Protection Areas (SPAs) (SNH WMS) (OSCP)

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SPAs in Scotland are classified by Scottish Ministers . These are areas of the most important habitat for rare (listed on Annex I to the Directive) and regularly occurring migratory birds within the European Union. SPAs are classified under the EC Birds Directive and together with SACs, form the Natura 2000 network.

Proposed Special Protection Areas (pSPA) may be subject to change prior to classification.

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Web Service Information: 
Base WMS Address: https://cagmap.snh.gov.uk/arcgis/services/snh_protected_sites/MapServer/WMSServer?
Layer name:3
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