Fowlsheugh


Site overview: This site is located 4 km south of Stonehaven on the east coast of Aberdeenshire in north-east Scotland. It is home to black-legged kittiwakes, razorbills, herring gulls and common guillemots.


Designation Status
Designated
Last Updated
6 June 2017
MPA Type
Special Protection Area
MPA Purpose
areas of the most important habitat for rare (listed on Annex I to the Directive) and migratory birds within the European Union


Coordinates

56° 55' 2" North,
2° 10' 51" West

Surface Area

13.04 km2
(5.04 mi.2 )

Iconic features protected by this site

Habitat

  • Marine areas, Sea inlets

Species

  • Razorbill (Alca torda) (Regularly occurring migratory species)
  • Northern fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis) (Regularly occurring migratory species)
  • Black-legged kittiwake (Rissa tridactyla) (Regularly occurring migratory species)

Assemblage

  • Seabird assemblage

Species

  • Common guillemot (Uria aalge) (Regularly occurring migratory species)
  • Herring gull (Larus argentatus) (Regularly occurring migratory species)