Horn Head and Rinclevan SAC

Site Details

Site code
000147
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
County
Donegal
Coordinates
Latitude: 55.1933
Longitude: -7.99667

Features of Interest

Embryonic shifting dunes [2110]

Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria (white dunes) [2120]

Fixed coastal dunes with herbaceous vegetation (grey dunes) [2130]

Dunes with Salix repens ssp. argentea (Salicion arenariae) [2170]

Humid dune slacks [2190]

Machairs (* in Ireland) [21A0]

Oligotrophic to mesotrophic standing waters with vegetation of the Littorelletea uniflorae and/or Isoeto-Nanojuncetea [3130]

Vertigo geyeri (Geyer's Whorl Snail) [1013]

Halichoerus grypus (Grey Seal) [1364]

Petalophyllum ralfsii (Petalwort) [1395]

Najas flexilis (Slender Naiad) [1833]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO000147.pdf [7.66 MB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF000147.pdf [131 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY000147.pdf [139 KB]

Related Publications

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Title: Monitoring and Condition Assessment of Populations of Vertigo geyeri, Vertigo angustior and Vertigo moulinsiana in Ireland [3.28 MB]
Year: 2011
Author: Moorkens, E.A.; Killeen, I.J
Series: Irish Wildlife Manual
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Title: An Inventory of Mollusca in potential SAC sites [16.60 MB]
Year: 1998
Author: Moorkens, E.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Coastal Monitoring Project 2004-2006 [2.67 MB]
Year: 2009
Author: Ryle, T.; Murray, A.; Connolly, C.; Swann, M.
Series: Unpublished Report