Kenmare River SAC

Site Details

Site code
002158
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Counties
Cork
Kerry
Coordinates
Latitude: 51.7199
Longitude: -10.0543

Qualifying Interests

Large shallow inlets and bays [1160]

Reefs [1170]

Perennial vegetation of stony banks [1220]

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

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]

European dry heaths [4030]

Juniperus communis formations on heaths or calcareous grasslands [5130]

Calaminarian grasslands of the Violetalia calaminariae [6130]

Submerged or partially submerged sea caves [8330]

Vertigo angustior (Narrow-mouthed Whorl Snail) [1014]

Rhinolophus hipposideros (Lesser Horseshoe Bat) [1303]

Phocoena phocoena (Harbour Porpoise) [1351]

Lutra lutra (Otter) [1355]

Phoca vitulina (Harbour Seal) [1365]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO002158.pdf [10.0 MB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY002158.pdf [253 KB]