Ornithology Specialist Receptor Group

The Ornithology Specialist Receptor Group is concerned with evidence gaps related to seabird ecology and the potential impacts of offshore renewables on seabirds.

This group has worked together to identify and prioritise evidence gaps associated with consenting offshore renewable developments, which are detailed in the ScotMER Ornithology Evidence Map available for download below.

Membership includes:

  • Marine Scotland Science
  • Marine Scotland Planning & Policy
  • Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
  • Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH)
  • Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC)
  • RSPB
  • University of the Highlands and Islands
  • Scottish Renewables
  • British Trust for Ornithology
  • The Crown Estate Scotland (TCES)

Ornithology evidence map

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