Connemara Bog Complex SAC

Site Details

Site code
002034
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
County
Galway
Coordinates
Latitude: 53.36
Longitude: -9.78583

Features of Interest

Coastal lagoons [1150]

Reefs [1170]

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

Oligotrophic to mesotrophic standing waters with vegetation of the Littorelletea uniflorae and/or Isoeto-Nanojuncetea [3130]

Natural dystrophic lakes and ponds [3160]

Water courses of plain to montane levels with the Ranunculion fluitantis and Callitricho-Batrachion vegetation [3260]

Northern Atlantic wet heaths with Erica tetralix [4010]

European dry heaths [4030]

Molinia meadows on calcareous, peaty or clayey-silt-laden soils (Molinion caeruleae) [6410]

Blanket bogs (* if active bog) [7130]

Transition mires and quaking bogs [7140]

Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion [7150]

Alkaline fens [7230]

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

Euphydryas aurinia (Marsh Fritillary) [1065]

Salmo salar (Salmon) [1106]

Lutra lutra (Otter) [1355]

Najas flexilis (Slender Naiad) [1833]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO002034.pdf [8.88 MB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF002034.pdf [136 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY002034.pdf [149 KB]

Related Publications

Cover image
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