Cummeen Strand/Drumcliff Bay (Sligo Bay) SAC

Site Details

Site code
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Latitude: 54.3215
Longitude: -8.58275

Qualifying Interests

Estuaries [1130]

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

Embryonic shifting dunes [2110]

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

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

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]

Petrifying springs with tufa formation (Cratoneurion) [7220]

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

Petromyzon marinus (Sea Lamprey) [1095]

Lampetra fluviatilis (River Lamprey) [1099]

Phoca vitulina (Harbour Seal) [1365]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO000627.pdf [2.4 MB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY000627.pdf [146 KB]