- Site number:472
- Area:307 ha
- Designation date:30-05-1990
- Coordinates:51°52'N 09°01'W
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Gearagh, The. 30/05/90; Cork; 307 ha; 51°52'N 009°01'W. Biogenetic Reserve; Nature Reserve. The site contains the best example in Ireland of an alluvial forest ecosystem. The area is characterized by numerous wooded islands, separated by a network of stream channels. Vegetation includes rich growths of submerged aquatic plants and alluvial grasslands supporting a nationally important wintering flock of Cygnus cygnus. Ramsar site no. 472.
- National legal designation:
- nature reserve
- Last publication date:30-05-1990