Owenduff catchment

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Owenduff catchment

  • Country: 
    Ireland
  • Site number: 
    336
  • Area: 
    1,382 ha
  • Designation date: 
    31-07-1986
  • Coordinates: 
    54°03'N 09°40'W
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Overview

Owenduff catchment. 31/07/86; Mayo; 1,382 ha; 54°03'N 009°40'W. Part of the most extensive remaining blanket bog complex in Ireland, the site includes lowland and mountain blanket bog, wet heath and cliffs in the surrounding lowlands. There are several mountain valley lakes and rock basin lakes with many pool complexes. Unimproved grassland and numerous wetland vegetation types occur along watercourses. The site supports a small wintering flock of the globally vulnerable goose Anser albifrons flavirostris and a nesting population of Pluvialis apricaria. Ramsar site no. 336.

Administrative region: 
Mayo

  • National legal designation: 
    • none
  • Last publication date: 
    31-07-1986

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