- Site number:371
- Area:397 ha
- Designation date:01-06-1987
- Coordinates:54°06'N 09°28'W
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Owenboy. 01/06/87; Mayo; 397 ha; 54°06'N 009°28'W. Biogenetic Reserve; Nature Reserve. Part of an extensive area of undulating lowland blanket bog consisting of domes, pool complexes, flushes, spring-fed fens, swallowholes and subterranean and surface streams. Vegetation includes Sphagnum species and many species of sedges and mosses. The wetter domes and flushes are a feeding site for the wintering globally vulnerable goose Anser albifrons flavirostris. Ramsar site no. 371.
- National legal designation:
- nature reserve
- Last publication date:01-06-1987