Holburn Lake and Moss
|Holburn Lake and Moss|
|Official name||Holburn Lake & Moss|
|Designated||17 July 1985|
The lake is artificial and was created in 1934. It supports wintering populations of European importance of greylag geese from the Icelandic population. Birds such as Eurasian wigeon and common teal also roost. There is an area of floating bog to be found along the eastern shore of the lake.
Holburn Moss is a peat bog, supporting a variety of bog mosses together with other bog plants including heather, cotton grass, cranberry and round-leaved sundew. It has previously been damaged by forestry ploughing.
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