Kenmare River SAC

Site Details

Site code
002158
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Counties
Cork
Kerry
Coordinates
Latitude: 51.7228
Longitude: -10.175

Features of Interest

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]

Lutra lutra (Otter) [1355]

Phoca vitulina (Harbour Seal) [1365]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO002158.pdf [9.95 MB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF002158.pdf [127 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY002158.pdf [146 KB]

Related Publications

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Title: Kenmare River SAC (002158) conservation objectives supporting document - marine habitats [Version 1] [2.63 MB]
Year: 2013
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Kenmare River SAC (002158) Conservation objectives supporting document - coastal habitats [Version 1] [3.67 MB]
Year: 2013
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: A survey of bryophytes and metallophyte vegetation of metalliferous mine spoil in Ireland [1.21 MB]
Year: 2011
Author: Holyoak, D.T.; Lockhart, N.
Series: Published
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Title: National survey and assessment of the conservation status of Irish sea cliffs [4.24 MB]
Year: 2011
Author: Barron, S.J.; Delaney, A.; Perrin, P.M.; Martin, J.R.; O’Neill, F.H.
Series: Irish Wildlife Manual
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Title: Coastal Monitoring Project 2004-2006 [2.67 MB]
Year: 2009
Author: Ryle, T.; Murray, A.; Connolly, C.; Swann, M.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Harbour Seal Population Monitoring 2009-2012: Report No. 2 [2010] [1,017 KB]
Year: 2011
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Harbour Seal Population Monitoring 2009-2012: Report No. 1 [2009] [873 KB]
Year: 2010
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Saltmarsh Monitoring Project 2007-2008. Volume 3 [14.12 MB]
Year: 2009
Author: McCorry, M.; Ryle, T.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Bryophytes and metallophyte vegetation on metalliferous mine-waste in Ireland [1.55 MB]
Year: 2009
Author: Holyoak, D. T
Series: Unpublished Report