Ballyallia Lough

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Ballyallia Lough

  • Country: 
    Ireland
  • Site number: 
    845
  • Area: 
    308 ha
  • Designation date: 
    07-06-1996
  • Coordinates: 
    52°53'N 08°55'W
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Overview

Ballyallia Lough. 11/06/96; 308 ha; 52°53'N 008°55'W. Wildfowl Sanctuary. Two small lakes set amongst heavily farmed land, with a low-lying floodplain of wet grassland and rough grazing. Vegetation consists of emergent plants, rushes, reeds, a fen-like community and a well-established hazel woodland. The site supports internationally and nationally important numbers of various species of waterbirds. Ramsar site no. 845.

Administrative region: 
Clare

  • National legal designation: 
    • national wildfowl sanctuary
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
  • Last publication date: 
    07-06-1996

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