River Moy SAC

Site Details

Site code
002298
Designation
Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Counties
Mayo
Roscommon
Sligo
Coordinates
Latitude: 53.9272
Longitude: -9.15833

Features of Interest

Active raised bogs [7110]

Degraded raised bogs still capable of natural regeneration [7120]

Depressions on peat substrates of the Rhynchosporion [7150]

Alkaline fens [7230]

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

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

Austropotamobius pallipes (White-clawed Crayfish) [1092]

Petromyzon marinus (Sea Lamprey) [1095]

Lampetra planeri (Brook Lamprey) [1096]

Salmo salar (Salmon) [1106]

Lutra lutra (Otter) [1355]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO002298.pdf [12.84 MB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF002298.pdf [125 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY002298.pdf [154 KB]

Related Publications

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Title: Killala Bay/Moy Estuary SAC (000458) Conservation supporting document - marine habitats [Version 1.0] [1.87 MB]
Year: 2012
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: The status of Red Grouse in Ireland and the effects of land use, habitat and habitat quality on their distribution. Irish Wildlife Manuals No. 50 [10.72 MB]
Year: 2010
Author: Cummins, S.; Bleasdale, A.; Douglas, C.; Newton, S.; O'Halloran, J.; Wilson, H.J.
Series: Irish Wildlife Manual
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Title: Assessment of the distribution and abundance of Kingfisher Alcedo atthis and other riparian birds on six SAC river systems in Ireland [2.28 MB]
Year: 2010
Author: Cummins, S.; Fisher, J.; Gaj McKeever, R.; McNaghten, L.; Crowe, O.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Assessment of impacts of turf cutting on designated raised bogs [7.07 MB]
Year: 2006
Author: Fernandez Valverde, F.; MacGowan, F.; Farrell, M.; Crowley, W.; Croal, Y.; Fanning, M.; McKee, A-M.
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Raised Bog Monitoring and Assessment Survey 2013, Site Report [2.36 MB]
Year: 2015
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report
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Title: Raised Bog Monitoring and Assessment Survey 2013, Site Report [2.54 MB]
Year: 2015
Author: NPWS
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Title: River Moy SAC (002298) Conservation objectives supporting document - [Version 1] [1.38 MB]
Year: 2016
Author: NPWS
Series: Published