Lough Fingall Complex SAC

Site Details

Site code
000606
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
County
Galway
Coordinates
Latitude: 53.1825
Longitude: -8.88303

Qualifying Interests

Turloughs [3180]

Alpine and Boreal heaths [4060]

Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands [5130]

Semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates (Festuco-Brometalia) (* important orchid sites) [6210]

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

Limestone pavements [8240]

Rhinolophus hipposideros (Lesser Horseshoe Bat) [1303]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO000606.pdf [3.5 MB]

Download Natura 2000 form

NF000606.pdf [98 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY000606.pdf [137 KB]

Related Publications

Cover image
Title: The conservation status of juniper formations in Ireland [7.1 MB]
Year: 2012
Author: Cooper, F., Stone, R.E., McEvoy, P., Wilkins, T., Reid, N.
Series: Irish Wildlife Manual
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Title: A survey of the wetlands of the Fergus catchment and adjoining areas [3.1 MB]
Year: 1981
Author: Curtis, T.G.F.; McGough, H.N.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Conservation Objectives Supporting Document, Turloughs and Chenopodium rubric [1,012 KB]
Year: 2017
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report