Mount Brandon SAC

Site Details

Site code
000375
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
County
Kerry
Coordinates
Latitude: 52.2135
Longitude: -10.1813

Qualifying Interests

Vegetated sea cliffs of the Atlantic and Baltic coasts [1230]

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

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

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]

Margaritifera margaritifera (Freshwater Pearl Mussel) [1029]

Trichomanes speciosum (Killarney Fern) [1421]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO000375.pdf [20.2 MB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY000375.pdf [141 KB]

Statutory Instrument

https://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2023/si/329/made/en/pdf

Download Statutory Instrument Map(s)

MAP000375.pdf [82.1 MB]