Maumturk Mountains SAC

Site Details

Site code
002008
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
County
Galway
Coordinates
Latitude: 53.5256
Longitude: -9.64861

Features of Interest

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

Northern Atlantic wet heaths with Erica tetralix [4010]

Alpine and Boreal heaths [4060]

Blanket bogs (* if active bog) [7130]

Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion [7150]

Siliceous rocky slopes with chasmophytic vegetation [8220]

Salmo salar (Salmon) [1106]

Najas flexilis (Slender Naiad) [1833]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO002008.pdf [5.73 MB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF002008.pdf [91 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY002008.pdf [142 KB]

Related Publications

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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