Lough Foyle SPA

Site Details

Site code
004087
Designation
Special Protection Area (SPA)
County
Donegal
Coordinates
Latitude: 55.1086
Longitude: -7.20861

Features of Interest

Red-throated Diver (Gavia stellata) [A001]

Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus) [A005]

Bewick's Swan (Cygnus columbianus bewickii) [A037]

Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus) [A038]

Greylag Goose (Anser anser) [A043]

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

Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna) [A048]

Wigeon (Anas penelope) [A050]

Teal (Anas crecca) [A052]

Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) [A053]

Eider (Somateria mollissima) [A063]

Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) [A069]

Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus) [A130]

Golden Plover (Pluvialis apricaria) [A140]

Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus) [A142]

Knot (Calidris canutus) [A143]

Dunlin (Calidris alpina) [A149]

Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica) [A157]

Curlew (Numenius arquata) [A160]

Redshank (Tringa totanus) [A162]

Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) [A179]

Common Gull (Larus canus) [A182]

Herring Gull (Larus argentatus) [A184]

Wetland and Waterbirds [A999]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO004087.pdf [4.07 MB]

Download Natura2000 form

NF004087.pdf [84 KB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY004087.pdf [12 KB]

Statutory Instrument

http://www.irishstatutebook.ie/eli/2011/si/341/made/en/pdf

Related Publications

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Title: Lough Foyle SPA (004087) Conservation objectives supporting document - [Version 1] [8.18 MB]
Year: 2014
Author: NPWS
Series: Unpublished Report