Ballynahone Bog

Site details

UK map showing location of Ballynahone Bog Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Ballynahone Bog SAC/SCI/cSAC
 

Note:

When undertaking an appropriate assessment of impacts at a site, all features of European importance (both primary and non-primary) need to be considered.

Annex I habitats that are a primary reason for selection of this site

7110 Active raised bogs  * Priority feature
Ballynahone is one of the two largest intact Active raised bogs in Northern Ireland with hummock and hollow pool complexes. The peatland flora includes bog-rosemary Andromeda polifolia, at one of its few Northern Ireland sites, and the bog-mosses Sphagnum fuscum, S. imbricatum and S. pulchrum. Recently-constructed surface drains have been filled and the site is recovering.

Annex I habitats present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for selection of this site

Not applicable.

Annex II species that are a primary reason for selection of this site

Not applicable.

Annex II species present as a qualifying feature, but not a primary reason for site selection

Not applicable.


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