montrose bay

Montrose Bay

Montrose Bay, St Cyrus & Kinnaber Links SSSI and NNR

One of the richest, most important sites for wild plants and animals on the north-east coast of Scotland. Notified for its coastal cliffs and dunes, vascular plants and lichens, breeding birds and insects.

The cliffs and dunes of St Cyrus support a distinctive range of plants, including many southern species. The reserve is home to a rich variety of insects, particularly butterflies and over 200 types of moth.  Breeding birds include stonechats and whinchats, and youre also likely to see fulmars nesting on the cliffs.

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