Ballyness Bay SAC

Site Details

Site code
001090
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
County
Donegal
Coordinates
Latitude: 55.1419
Longitude: -8.12083

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]

Humid dune slacks [2190]

Vertigo geyeri (Geyer's Whorl Snail) [1013]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO001090.pdf [4.23 MB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF001090.pdf [95 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY001090.pdf [133 KB]

Related Publications

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Title: Monitoring and Condition Assessment of Populations of Vertigo geyeri, Vertigo angustior and Vertigo moulinsiana in Ireland [3.28 MB]
Year: 2011
Author: Moorkens, E.A.; Killeen, I.J
Series: Irish Wildlife Manual
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Title: Coastal Monitoring Project 2004-2006 [2.67 MB]
Year: 2009
Author: Ryle, T.; Murray, A.; Connolly, C.; Swann, M.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Saltmarsh Monitoring Project 2007-2008. Volume 2 [16.54 MB]
Year: 2009
Author: McCorry, M.; Ryle, T.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Ballyness Bay SAC [2.51 MB]
Year: 2005
Author: NPWS
Series: Conservation Plan
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Title: Ballyness Bay SAC (001090) Conservation objectives supporting document - coastal habitats [Version 1] [1.13 MB]
Year: 2014
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Ballyness Bay SAC (001090) Conservation objectives supporting document - marine habitats [Version 1] [653 KB]
Year: 2014
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report