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Scottish Biodiversity Strategy: report to Parliament 2017 to 2019

The fifth report detailing progress on the implementation of the Scottish Biodiversity Strategy, covering the period 2017 to 2019, as required under the Nature Conservation (Scotland) Act 2004.

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Contents
Scottish Biodiversity Strategy: report to Parliament 2017 to 2019
Annex 2 - Natural Heritage, Biodiversity, People Engagement and Ecosystem Health Indicators

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Annex 2 - Natural Heritage, Biodiversity, People Engagement and Ecosystem Health Indicators

Indicator Performance Rating Key

Performance Improving

Performance Maintaining

Performance Worsening

Performance to be confirmed

Indicator in development

Table 9. Summary of Indicators. Biodiversity state indicators

No.

Indicator

Start

Updated

Trend 2017

Trend 2019

S1

Status of biodiversity action plan (BAP priority species

2008

2008

Archived

Archived

S2

Status of biodiversity action plan (BAP) priority habitats

2008

2008

Archived

Archived

S3

Abundance of terrestrial breeding birds

1994

2017

2018

2018


S4

Wintering waterbirds

1975

2018

S5

Breeding seabirds

1986

2020

Stabilisation for some species in recent years

S6

Vascular Plant diversity

1998

2007

Archived

Archived

State

National Plant Monitoring Scheme

2015

2019

S7

Woodland diversity

1995

1999

Archived

Archived

Native woodland condition

2006 to 2013

S8

Terrestrial insect abundance - Butterflies

1979

2019

S9

Trend of moths in Scotland - abundance

1965

2019

Trend of moths in Scotland - occupancy

1965

2019

Divergent

S10

Notified species in favourable condition

1999

2020

S11

Notified habitats in favourable condition

1999

2020

Site condition monitoring

2010

2020

Otter

1977

2004

Archived

Archived

S12

Otter trend

1977

2015

Archived

Archieved

S13

Freshwater macro-invertebrate diversity

River Quality

1981

1992

2008

2018

Archived

Archived

S14

Marine plankton

1958

2010

Archived

Archived

S15

Estuarine fish

1977

2005

Archived

Archived

S17

Non Native species

1950s

2001

Archieved

Archieved

Engagement Indicators

No.

Indicator

Start

Updated

Trend 2010-2017

Trend 2010-2019

E1

Attitudes to biodiversity

2006

2019

E2

Greenspace

2007

2015

Archieved

Archieved

OS - spatial greenspace

2017

E3

Increase people's visits to the outdoors

2012

2018

E4

Involvement in biodiversity conservation

2010

2015

E5

Membership of biodiversity NGOs

2013

2015

Other Natural Heritage indicators

No.

Indicator

Start

Updated

Trend 2010-2017

Trend 2010-2019

N2

Built Development

2008

2012

Archived

N3

Visual influence of built development

2008

2013

Archived

N7

Land & sea of natural heritage importance

2008

2013

Archived

Archived

National Performance Framework Indicators

Indicator

Start

Updated

Trend 2010-2017

Trend 2010-2019

Increase Natural Capital

2000

2017

Increase people's visits to the Outdoors

2006

2018

Improve access to local greenspace

2013

2016

Terrestrial breeding birds67

1994

2017

2018

2018

Proportion of nature sites in favourable condition

2020

Ecosystems Health Indicators

Indicator

Start

Updated

Status 2017

Status 2019

EUNIS Land cover Scotland

2015

Improve the condition of terrestrial & freshwater protected nature sites

2005

2018

Native woodland condition

2006- 2013

High Nature Value Farming

2009

Terrestrial Breeding Bird

1994

2017

2018

2018


Contact

Email: biodiversity@gov.scot