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Located on Scotland’s west coast amongst the wilderness of ancient western acidic oak woodlands, clear-water nutrient-poor lochs and commercial conifer plantations, Taynish and Knapdale Woods is a designated Special Area of Conservation for more than just the reasons listed. Until a few years ago this area was relatively under-studied, with research concentrated on the presence of nationally scarce species such as the hairy dragonfly (Brachytron pratense), Marsh fritillary butterfly (Euphydryas aurinia) and… Read More