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