Owenduff/Nephin Complex SAC

Site Details

Site code
000534
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
County
Mayo
Coordinates
Latitude: 54.0247
Longitude: -9.70111

Features of Interest

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

Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds [3160]

Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation [3260]

Northern Atlantic wet heaths with Erica tetralix [4010]

Alpine and Boreal heaths [4060]

Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands [5130]

Blanket bogs (* if active bog) [7130]

Transition mires and quaking bogs [7140]

Salmo salar (Salmon) [1106]

Lutra lutra (Otter) [1355]

Drepanocladus vernicosus (Slender Green Feather-moss) [1393]

Saxifraga hirculus (Marsh Saxifrage) [1528]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO000534.pdf [5.49 MB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF000534.pdf [97 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY000534.pdf [145 KB]

Related Publications

Cover image
Title: The conservation status of juniper formations in Ireland [7.14 MB]
Year: 2012
Author: Cooper, F., Stone, R.E., McEvoy, P., Wilkins, T., Reid, N.
Series: Irish Wildlife Manual
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Title: The status of Red Grouse in Ireland and the effects of land use, habitat and habitat quality on their distribution. Irish Wildlife Manuals No. 50 [10.72 MB]
Year: 2010
Author: Cummins, S.; Bleasdale, A.; Douglas, C.; Newton, S.; O'Halloran, J.; Wilson, H.J.
Series: Irish Wildlife Manual
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Title: Owenduff/Nephin Complex SAC [10.72 MB]
Year: 2005
Author: NPWS
Series: Conservation Plan