Cuilcagh Mountain

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Cuilcagh Mountain

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Site number: 
  • Area: 
    2,744 ha
  • Designation date: 
  • Coordinates: 
    54°13'N 07°48'W
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Cuilcagh Mountain. 31/12/98; Northern Ireland; 2,744 ha; 54°13'N 007°48'W. The site is a large and relatively intact example of a blanket bog comprising an nutrient-poor lake and exhibiting a wide range of characteristic vegetation and structural features, with well-developed pool, acid flushes, and bog bursts. The bog vegetation is locally characterized by Sphagnum mosses but over most of the site dwarf-shrubs and graminoid species dominate. It supports Pluvialis apricaria and Falco columbarious. Human activities include grazing and nature conservation. Ramsar site no. 968. Most recent RIS information: 2005.

Administrative region: 
Northern Ireland

  • National legal designation: 
    • assi
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
  • Last publication date: 


Ramsar Information Sheet (RIS)