Bunduff Lough and Machair/Trawalua/Mullaghmore SAC

Site Details

Site code
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Latitude: 54.4655
Longitude: -8.44859

Qualifying Interests

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

Large shallow inlets and bays [1160]

Reefs [1170]

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

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

Humid dune slacks [2190]

Machairs (* in Ireland) [21A0]

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]

Alkaline fens [7230]

Euphydryas aurinia (Marsh Fritillary) [1065]

Phocoena phocoena (Harbour Porpoise) [1351]

Petalophyllum ralfsii (Petalwort) [1395]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO000625.pdf [3.7 MB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY000625.pdf [258 KB]

Download Amendment Notification

AN000625.pdf [787 KB]

Download Statutory Instrument Map(s)

MAP000625.pdf [29.1 MB]

Related Publications

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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: An Inventory of Mollusca in potential SAC sites [16.6 MB]
Year: 1998
Author: Moorkens, E.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Coastal Monitoring Project 2004-2006 [2.7 MB]
Year: 2009
Author: Ryle, T.; Murray, A.; Connolly, C.; Swann, M.
Series: Unpublished Report