Sheephaven SAC

Site Details

Site code
001190
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
County
Donegal
Coordinates
Latitude: 55.1572
Longitude: -7.8525

Features of Interest

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

Salicornia and other annuals colonising mud and sand [1310]

Atlantic salt meadows (Glauco-Puccinellietalia maritimae) [1330]

Mediterranean salt meadows (Juncetalia maritimi) [1410]

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

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

Machairs (* in Ireland) [21A0]

Old sessile oak woods with Ilex and Blechnum in the British Isles [91A0]

Euphydryas aurinia (Marsh Fritillary) [1065]

Petalophyllum ralfsii (Petalwort) [1395]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO001190.pdf [8.55 MB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF001190.pdf [106 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY001190.pdf [136 KB]

Related Publications

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Title: Mulroy Bay SAC (002159)Conservation objectives supporting document - marine habitats [Version 1] [1.69 MB]
Year: 2012
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: An Inventory of Mollusca in potential SAC sites [16.60 MB]
Year: 1998
Author: Moorkens, E.
Series: Unpublished Report
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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Series: Unpublished Report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Series: Unpublished Report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: Report on the conservation value of Irish coastal sites: Machair in Ireland [2.89 MB]
Year: 1983
Author: Bassett, A.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Sheephaven SAC (001190) Conservation objectives supporting document - coastal habitats [Version 1] [2.70 MB]
Year: 2014
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Sheephaven SAC (001190) Conservation objectives supporting document - marine habitats [Version 1] [587 KB]
Year: 2014
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report