Lough Swilly SPA

Site Details

Site code
Special Protection Area (SPA)
Latitude: 55.0406
Longitude: -7.54633

Features of Interest

Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus) [A005]

Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) [A028]

Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus) [A038]

Greylag Goose (Anser anser) [A043]

Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna) [A048]

Wigeon (Anas penelope) [A050]

Teal (Anas crecca) [A052]

Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) [A053]

Shoveler (Anas clypeata) [A056]

Scaup (Aythya marila) [A062]

Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) [A067]

Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) [A069]

Coot (Fulica atra) [A125]

Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus) [A130]

Knot (Calidris canutus) [A143]

Dunlin (Calidris alpina) [A149]

Curlew (Numenius arquata) [A160]

Redshank (Tringa totanus) [A162]

Greenshank (Tringa nebularia) [A164]

Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) [A179]

Common Gull (Larus canus) [A182]

Sandwich Tern (Sterna sandvicensis) [A191]

Common Tern (Sterna hirundo) [A193]

Greenland White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons flavirostris) [A395]

Wetland and Waterbirds [A999]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO004075.pdf [3.47 MB]

Download Natura 2000 form

NF004075.pdf [125 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY004075.pdf [15 KB]

Statutory Instrument


Related Publications

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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Series: Unpublished Report