Killala Bay/Moy Estuary SAC

Site Details

Site code
000458
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Counties
Mayo
Sligo
Coordinates
Latitude: 54.1836
Longitude: -9.135

Features of Interest

Estuaries [1130]

Mudflats and sandflats not covered by seawater at low tide [1140]

Annual vegetation of drift lines [1210]

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

Salicornia and other annuals colonising mud and sand [1310]

Atlantic salt meadows (Glauco-Puccinellietalia maritimae) [1330]

Embryonic shifting dunes [2110]

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

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

Humid dune slacks [2190]

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

Petromyzon marinus (Sea Lamprey) [1095]

Phoca vitulina (Harbour Seal) [1365]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO000458.pdf [3.58 MB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF000458.pdf [113 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY000458.pdf [142 KB]

Related Publications

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Title: Killala Bay/Moy Estuary SPA (004036) Conservation objectives supporting document - [Version 1] [5.25 MB]
Year: 2013
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Killala Bay/Moy Estuary SAC (000458) Conservation supporting document - marine habitats [Version 1.0] [1.87 MB]
Year: 2012
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: National survey and assessment of the conservation status of Irish sea cliffs [4.24 MB]
Year: 2011
Author: Barron, S.J.; Delaney, A.; Perrin, P.M.; Martin, J.R.; O’Neill, F.H.
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Series: Unpublished Report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Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Harbour Seal Population Monitoring 2009-2012: Report No. 2 [2010] [1,017 KB]
Year: 2011
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Harbour Seal Population Monitoring 2009-2012: Report No. 1 [2009] [873 KB]
Year: 2010
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Saltmarsh Monitoring Project 2007-2008. Volume 4 [11.27 MB]
Year: 2009
Author: McCorry, M.; Ryle, T.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Saltmarsh Monitoring Project 2006 [1.32 MB]
Year: 2007
Author: McCorry, M.
Series: Unpublished Report