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Chapter 4

Healthy & Biologically Diverse

(1) Davison, A. &  Baxter, J.M.  1997. The number of marine species that occur in Scottish coastal waters.  In: Biodiversity in Scotland: Status, Trends and Initiatives. Fleming, L.V. ,Newton, A.C., Vickery, J.A. & Usher, M.B. (eds).  Pp57-62. The Stationery Office, Edinburgh.

(2) Howson, C.M., Steel, L., Carruthers, M. & Gillham, K. 2011. Identification of priority features in Scottish territorial waters.  Scottish Natural Heritage Commissioned Report No. 388.

(3) Anon. 2011 Marine Protected Areas in Scotland’s Seas: Guidelines on the selection of MPAs and development of the MPA network: http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/marine/marine-environment/mpanetwork

(4) Tyler-Walters, H. (ed.), Wilding, C., Durkin, O., Adams, L., Wilkes, P.T.V., Sealey, R. & Neilly, M. 2011.  Descriptions of Scottish Priority Marine Features (PMFs) and Marine protected Area (MPA) search features. Scottish Natural Heritage Commissioned Report No. 406.

Protected Areas

(1) Mitchell, P.I., Ratcliffe, N., Newton, S. & Dunn, T.E. 2004. Seabird Popyulations of Britain and Ireland: Results of the Seabird 2000 Census 1999-2002. T & AD Poyser Ltd.


(1) Calbrade, N.A., Holt, C.A., Austin, G.E., Mellan, H.J., Hearn, R.D., Stroud, D.A. Wotton, S.R. & Musgrove, A.J. 2010. Waterbirds in the UK 2008/09: The Wetland Bird Survey.  BTO/RSPB/JNCC in association with WWT, Thetford.  http://www.bto.org/volunteer-surveys/webs/publications/wituk-200809

Occasional visitors

(1) www.iucnredlist.org

(2) www.ukbap.org.uk/UKPlans.aspx?ID=335