Lough Barra Bog

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Lough Barra Bog

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    176 ha
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    54°57'N 08°07'W
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Lough Barra Bog. 01/06/87; Donegal; 176 ha; 54°57'N 008°07'W. Nature Reserve. The site, adjacent to the Meenachullion Bog site, is part of the most extensive and intact area of lowland blanket bog in northwest Ireland. The site includes numerous small pool complexes and flushes and remnants of native deciduous woodland dominated by Quercus petraea. Breeding birds include Falco columbarius and Pluvialis apricaria, and a wintering flock of the globally vulnerable goose Anser albifrons flavirostris. Ramsar site no. 373.

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