Ox Mountains Bogs SAC

Site Details

Site code
002006
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Counties
Mayo
Sligo
Coordinates
Latitude: 54.1439
Longitude: -8.81722

Features of Interest

Oligotrophic waters containing very few minerals of sandy plains (Littorelletalia uniflorae) [3110]

Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds [3160]

Northern Atlantic wet heaths with Erica tetralix [4010]

European dry heaths [4030]

Blanket bogs (* if active bog) [7130]

Transition mires and quaking bogs [7140]

Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion [7150]

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

Saxifraga hirculus (Marsh Saxifrage) [1528]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO002006.pdf [9.06 MB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF002006.pdf [72 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY002006.pdf [134 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: The status of Red Grouse in Ireland and the effects of land use, habitat and habitat quality on their distribution. Irish Wildlife Manuals No. 50 [10.72 MB]
Year: 2010
Author: Cummins, S.; Bleasdale, A.; Douglas, C.; Newton, S.; O'Halloran, J.; Wilson, H.J.
Series: Irish Wildlife Manual
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Title: Ox Mountains Bogs SAC, Upland Survey Report [37.07 MB]
Year: 2013
Author: Perrin, P.M.; Roche, J. R.; Barron, S.J.; Daly, O.H.; Hodd, R.L.; Muldoon, C.S.; Leyden, K.J.