Pollardstown Fen SAC

Site Details

Site code
000396
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
County
Kildare
Coordinates
Latitude: 53.1898
Longitude: -6.84838

Features of Interest

Calcareous fens with Cladium mariscus and species of the Caricion davallianae [7210]

Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) [7220]

Alkaline fens [7230]

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

Vertigo angustior (Narrow-mouthed Whorl Snail) [1014]

Vertigo moulinsiana (Desmoulin's Whorl Snail) [1016]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO000396.pdf [346 KB]

Download Natura 2000 form

NF000396.pdf [114 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY000396.pdf [130 KB]

Related Publications

Cover image
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