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UK Biodiversity Action Plan - Priority Habitat Descriptions (Updated December 2011) 2011

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Following recommendation from the Priorities Species and Habitats Review Working Group and the Priorities Review Group, the Governments of all four UK administrations adopted the recommendations of experts and published the UK list of Priority Species and Habitats in August 2007. This list contains 1,149 species and 65 habitats that have been listed as priorities for conservation action under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan (UK BAP).

Habitat descriptions for the 65 habitats included in the list are provided.

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Resource type Publication

Topic category Environment

Reference date 2011·12·01

BRIG, 2011. UK Biodiversity Action Plan - Priority Habitat Descriptions. JNCC, Peterborough.

The revised UK List of Priority Species and Habitats was presented in a UK BAP report in June 2007. This document provides a description of all UK Priority Habitats.

Responsible organisation
Communications, JNCC publisher

Limitations on public access No limitations

Use constraints Available under the Open Government Licence 3.0

Metadata date 2019·09·11

Metadata point of contact
Communications, JNCC

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