Ascrib, Isay and Dunvegan


Site overview: This site is made up of a series of skerries, islets, undisturbed mainland shores and offshore islands in north-west Skye. They are home to a breeding colony of Harbour seals and common seals.


Designation Status
Designated
Last Updated
6 June 2017
MPA Type
Special Area of Conservation
MPA Purpose
areas which have been identified as best representing the range and variety within the European Union of habitats and (non-bird) species listed on Annexes I and II to the Directive


Coordinates

57° 31' 33" North,
6° 35' 58" West

Surface Area

25.81 km2
(9.97 mi.2 )

Perimeter

88.56 km
(55.03 mi.)

Iconic features protected by this site

Species

  • Common seal (Phoca vitulina)