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Special Protection Area (SPA) feature amendments: Bowland Fells

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Inviting views on including the lesser black-backed gull as an additional feature to the Bowland Fells SPA.

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Consultation description

The Bowland Fells Sites of Special Scientific Interest is already a SPA for its internationally important populations of breeding hen harrier and merlin. This consultation is seeking views on the scientific case for the inclusion of lesser black-backed gull as an additional feature of the SPA. We are also seeking views on the assessment of the likely economic and social impact of this proposal.

Published 19 September 2013
Last updated 20 September 2013 + show all updates
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