Lough Glen

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Lough Glen

  • Country: 
    Ireland
  • Site number: 
    849
  • Area: 
    81 ha
  • Designation date: 
    07-06-1996
  • Coordinates: 
    53°25'N 07°23'W
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Overview

Lough Glen. 11/06/96; West Meath; 81 ha; 53°25'N 007°23'W. A lake dominated by freshwater marsh and including reedswamp, wet and dry grassland vegetation, cutaway bog colonized by heath vegetation, scrub, wet willow woodland, exposed rock and fen. The site supports large numbers of Dabbling ducks and internationally significant numbers of Whooper swan. Ramsar site no. 849.

Administrative region: 
Westmeath

  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
  • Last publication date: 
    07-06-1996

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