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SNH Commissioned Report 7: Broad scale mapping of habitats in the Firth of Tay and Eden Estuary, Scotland

SNH Commissioned Report 7: Broad scale mapping of habitats in the Firth of Tay and Eden Estuary, Scotland

The Firth of Tay and the Eden Estuary are situated on the east coast of Scotland between Carnoustie in the north and St Andrews in the south and the site has been selected as a candidate Special Area of Conservation (cSAC). The qualifying features include estuaries, mudflats and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide, sandbanks which are slightly covered by seawater all the time and common seals Phoca vitulina. It is also an important site for overwintering wildfowl...

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Published in 2003

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