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Isles of Scilly Special Protection Area extension: comment on proposals


Natural England is seeking views on the proposal to extend the Isles of Scilly Special Protection Area (SPA) to protect important birds. 

This consultation is being held on another website.

This consultation closes at 11:45pm on 21 May 2019

Consultation description

Special Protection Areas (SPAs) are special sites designated under the EU Birds Directive to protect rare, vulnerable and migratory birds.

This site already protects internationally important populations of:

  • storm petrel
  • lesser black-backed gull

The proposal for the Isles of Scilly is to extend the SPA to protect internationally important breeding populations of:

  • European shag
  • great black-backed gull


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