Coir’ an t-Seasgaich 2015

Attentive readers will know that this is my second year of vegetation monitoring to assess effects of grazing and erosion in this corrie to the south of Sgùrr a Mhadaidh Ruaidh.  The first day was fine:

Coir’ an t-Seasgaich

Coir’ an t-Seasgaich

and the second day, accompanied by Jonathan, started well enough but deteriorated by the afternoon. This is the parking spot:

Loch Cuithir

Loch Cuithir

and this is what looked from a distance like a sheep in a theoretically ungrazed site:


but in fact it was outside.

Some plots have really quite uncommon plants in national terms:

Minuartia sedoides (Mossy Cyphel)

Minuartia sedoides (Mossy Cyphel)


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