Rutland Island and Sound SAC

Site Details

Site code
002283
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
County
Donegal
Coordinates
Latitude: 54.9664
Longitude: -8.44778

Features of Interest

Coastal lagoons [1150]

Large shallow inlets and bays [1160]

Reefs [1170]

Annual vegetation of drift lines [1210]

Embryonic shifting dunes [2110]

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

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

Humid dune slacks [2190]

Phoca vitulina (Harbour Seal) [1365]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO002283.pdf [4.63 MB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF002283.pdf [84 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY002283.pdf [133 KB]

Related Publications

Cover image
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
Cover image
Title: Coastal Monitoring Project 2004-2006 [2.67 MB]
Year: 2009
Author: Ryle, T.; Murray, A.; Connolly, C.; Swann, M.
Series: Unpublished Report