East Mainland Coast, Shetland - Red-throated diver - Maximum curvature and predicted feeding distribution (SNH WMS)

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Special Protection Areas (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 Special Areas of Conservation (SACs), form the Natura 2000 network. This layer shows the predicted distribution of feeding Red-Throated diver around the East Mainland Coast, Sheltand. It is part of a series of Scottish Natural Heritage Web Map Service (WMS) layers that show the proposed boundaries and underlying evidence for the possible marine Special Protection Areas, which were issued for consultation in 2016.

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