Garron Plateau

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Garron Plateau

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom
  • Site number: 
    969
  • Area: 
    4,650 ha
  • Designation date: 
    31-12-1998
  • Coordinates: 
    55°00'N 06°05'W
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Overview

Garron Plateau. 31/12/98; Northern Ireland; 4,650 ha; 55°00'N 006°04'W. The site is a peatland complex composed of a series of raised and flushed peat bog units, alkaline fen, and a number of water bodies. It supports at least six species listed in the Irish Red Data Book-Vascular Plants and up to five species of bird which are listed in the Irish Red Data Book. It provides habitat for Pluvialis apricaria and Lagopus lagopus. The site is used for grazing. Ramsar site no. 969. Most recent RIS information: 2005.

Administrative region: 
Northern Ireland

  • National legal designation: 
    • assi
    • Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-2005

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