Muirkirk & North Lowther Uplands Special Protection Area

Muirkirk & North Lowther Uplands Special Protection Area is an extensive area of moorland extending south from near Darvel in northern Ayrshire to near Kirkconnel in Dumfries and Galloway. The SPA is of outstanding interest for its variety of upland habitats and breeding birds.

There are large tracts of blanket bog, wet and dry heaths and upland grasslands which provide a diversity of habitats that supports a rich variety of moorland breeding birds.

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55°30′35″N 04°04′35″W / 55.50972°N 4.07639°W / 55.50972; -4.07639