Tralee Bay and Magharees Peninsula, West to Cloghane SAC

Site Details

Site code
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Latitude: 52.2677
Longitude: -9.94196

Qualifying Interests

Estuaries [1130]

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

Coastal lagoons [1150]

Large shallow inlets and bays [1160]

Reefs [1170]

Annual vegetation of drift lines [1210]

Perennial vegetation of stony banks [1220]

Vegetated sea cliffs of the Atlantic and Baltic coasts [1230]

Salicornia and other annuals colonising mud and sand [1310]

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

Mediterranean salt meadows (Juncetalia maritimi) [1410]

Embryonic shifting dunes [2110]

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

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

Dunes with Salix repens ssp. argentea (Salicion arenariae) [2170]

Humid dune slacks [2190]

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

Alluvial forests with Alnus glutinosa and Fraxinus excelsior (Alno-Padion, Alnion incanae, Salicion albae) [91E0]

Lutra lutra (Otter) [1355]

Petalophyllum ralfsii (Petalwort) [1395]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO002070.pdf [5.9 MB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY002070.pdf [296 KB]

Statutory Instrument

Download Statutory Instrument Map(s)

MAP002070.pdf [20.4 MB]

Related Publications

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Title: Coastal Monitoring Project 2004-2006 [2.7 MB]
Year: 2009
Author: Ryle, T.; Murray, A.; Connolly, C.; Swann, M.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: A survey of intertidal sediment biotopes in estuaries in Ireland [4.7 MB]
Year: 1997
Author: Falvey, J.P.; Costello, M.J.; Dempsey, S.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Report on wetlands of international and national importance in the Republic of [4.4 MB]
Year: 1974
Author: Anonymous
Series: Unpublished Report