River Shannon and River Fergus Estuaries SPA

Site Details

Site code
004077
Designation
Special Protection Area (SPA)
Counties
Clare
Kerry
Limerick
Coordinates
Latitude: 52.6847
Longitude: -8.85944

Features of Interest

Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) [A017]

Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus) [A038]

Light-bellied Brent Goose (Branta bernicla hrota) [A046]

Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna) [A048]

Wigeon (Anas penelope) [A050]

Teal (Anas crecca) [A052]

Pintail (Anas acuta) [A054]

Shoveler (Anas clypeata) [A056]

Scaup (Aythya marila) [A062]

Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula) [A137]

Golden Plover (Pluvialis apricaria) [A140]

Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola) [A141]

Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus) [A142]

Knot (Calidris canutus) [A143]

Dunlin (Calidris alpina) [A149]

Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa) [A156]

Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica) [A157]

Curlew (Numenius arquata) [A160]

Redshank (Tringa totanus) [A162]

Greenshank (Tringa nebularia) [A164]

Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) [A179]

Wetland and Waterbirds [A999]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO004077.pdf [4.75 MB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF004077.pdf [107 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY004077.pdf [14 KB]

Statutory Instrument

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/1997/si/210/made/en/print

Related Publications

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Title: Lower River Shannon SAC Conservation objectives supporting document - water courses [Version 1] [514 KB]
Year: 2012
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report