Caha Mountains SAC

Site Details

Site code
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Latitude: 51.7494
Longitude: -9.6707

Qualifying Interests

Oligotrophic waters containing very few minerals of sandy plains (Littorelletalia uniflorae) [3110]

Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds [3160]

Northern Atlantic wet heaths with Erica tetralix [4010]

European dry heaths [4030]

Alpine and Boreal heaths [4060]

Species-rich Nardus grasslands, on siliceous substrates in mountain areas (and submountain areas, in Continental Europe) [6230]

Blanket bogs (* if active bog) [7130]

Siliceous scree of the montane to snow levels (Androsacetalia alpinae and Galeopsietalia ladani) [8110]

Calcareous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation [8210]

Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation [8220]

Geomalacus maculosus (Kerry Slug) [1024]

Trichomanes speciosum (Killarney Fern) [1421]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO000093.pdf [9.2 MB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY000093.pdf [139 KB]

Statutory Instrument

Download Statutory Instrument Map(s)

MAP000093.pdf [16.8 MB]

Related Publications

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Title: Distribution and population dynamics of the Kerry Slug, Geomalacus maculosus (Arionidae) [4.7 MB]
Year: 2011
Author: Mc Donnell, R.J.; Gormally, M.J.
Series: Irish Wildlife Manual
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Title: Irish semi-natural grasslands survey annual report No. 1 [6.7 MB]
Year: 2008
Author: Martin, J.R.; Perrin, P.M.; Delaney, A.M.; O'Neill, F.H.; McNutt, K.E.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Caha Mountains SAC, Upland Survey Report [31.1 MB]
Year: 2014
Author: Perrin, P.M.; Roche, J. R.; Barron, S.J.; Daly, O.H.; Hodd, R.L.; Devaney, F.M.
Series: Unpublished Report