Easky Bog

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Easky Bog

  • Country: 
    Ireland
  • Site number: 
    471
  • Area: 
    607 ha
  • Designation date: 
    30-05-1990
  • Coordinates: 
    54°11'N 08°49'W
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Overview

Easky Bog. 30/05/90; Sligo; 607 ha; 54°11'N 008°49'W. Nature Reserve. The area forms the headwaters of the Cowagh River and consists of a plateau covered with highland blanket bog, and the steep slopes of the Ox Mountains, covered by wet heath and mountain blanket bog. Habitat diversity is high, with both rock and peat-based lakes, flushes, streams, pools, heath slopes and very wet, quaking areas. The site forms part of the range of a small wintering flock of the globally vulnerable goose Anser albifrons flavirostris. Ramsar site no. 471.

Administrative region: 
Sligo

  • National legal designation: 
    • nature reserve
  • Last publication date: 
    30-05-1990

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