Lough Swilly SAC

Site Details

Site code
002287
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
County
Donegal
Coordinates
Latitude: 55.05
Longitude: -7.53417

Features of Interest

Estuaries [1130]

Coastal lagoons [1150]

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

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

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

Lutra lutra (Otter) [1355]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO002287.pdf [3.47 MB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF002287.pdf [157 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY002287.pdf [141 KB]

Related Publications

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Title: Marine communities of the Mulroy Bay and Lough Swilly area, north-west Ireland, with an assessment of their nature conservation importance [4.32 MB]
Year: 1995
Author: Picton, B.E., Emblow, C.S., Morrow, C.C., Sides, E.M., Costello, M.J.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Lough Swilly SAC (002287) Conservation objectives supporting document - marine habitats [Version 1] [608 KB]
Year: 2011
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Lough Swilly SAC (002287) Conservation objectives supporting document - coastal habitats [Version 1] [2.11 MB]
Year: 2011
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Saltmarsh Monitoring Project 2007-2008. Volume 2 [16.54 MB]
Year: 2009
Author: McCorry, M.; Ryle, T.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Saltmarsh Monitoring Project 2006 [1.32 MB]
Year: 2007
Author: McCorry, M.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Lough Swilly SPA (004075) Conservation objectives supporting document - [Version 1] [4.80 MB]
Year: 2011
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report