- Site number:334
- Area:900 ha
- Designation date:31-07-1986
- Coordinates:54°37'N 07°57'W
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Pettigo Plateau. 31/07/86; Donegal; 900 ha; 54°37'N 007°57'W. Council of Europe Biogenetic Reserve; Nature Reserve. An excellent example of highland blanket bog, a nationally rare bog type, covering low hills and broad basins and containing numerous nutrient poor and acidic lakes and pools. The site is a traditional feeding and roosting site for a wintering flock of the globally vulnerable goose Anser albifrons flavirostris and a breeding site for Pluvialis apricaria. Summer sheep grazing is controlled. Ramsar site no. 334.
- National legal designation:
- nature reserve
- Last publication date:31-07-1986