Ronas Hill in the highest summit in Shetland, and represents the remains of an ancient volcano. It has a sub-Arctic climate and a mix of blanket bog, montane, heath, cliff and scree habitats. Rare alpine plants grow here, such as Alpine lady’s mantle, spiked woodrush and mountain azalea. The lochs and pools are vital for birdlife and support the densest population of breeding red-throated divers in the UK. The area has been internationally recognised for its wildlife and has numerous designations, including as a Ramsar site.
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