Cummeen Strand/Drumcliff Bay (Sligo Bay) SAC

Site Details

Site code
000627
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
County
Sligo
Coordinates
Latitude: 54.3222
Longitude: -8.54139

Features of Interest

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 [2.45 MB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF000627.pdf [128 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY000627.pdf [146 KB]

Related Publications

Cover image
Title: Cummeen Strand SPA (004035) Conservation objectives supporting document [Version 1] [2.58 MB]
Year: 2013
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
Cover image
Title: Cummeen Strand SPA (004035) Conservation objectives supporting document [Version 1] [2.58 MB]
Year: 2013
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
Cover image
Title: Drumcliff Bay SPA (004013) Conservation objectives supporting document [Version 1] [2.05 MB]
Year: 2013
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
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
Cover image
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
Cover image
Title: Coastal Monitoring Project 2004-2006 [2.67 MB]
Year: 2009
Author: Ryle, T.; Murray, A.; Connolly, C.; Swann, M.
Series: Unpublished Report
Cover image
Title: Saltmarsh Monitoring Project 2007-2008. Volume 4 [11.27 MB]
Year: 2009
Author: McCorry, M.; Ryle, T.
Series: Unpublished Report