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Scottish Hebrides

Machair - unknown jewel of NW Europe

Machair

'Machair' is one of the rarest habitats in Europe. This distinctive coastal grassland is found only in north-west Scotland and western Ireland, where, in addition to its striking botanical interest, it serves as the most important breeding habitat for many rare bird species.

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European Forum on Nature Conservation and Pastoralism
Online: http://www.efncp.org/hnv-showcases/scottish-hebrides/machair/
Date: 2017/12/14
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