Aughnadarragh Lough

Site details

UK map showing location of Aughnadarragh Lough Special Area of Conservation/Site of Community Importance.
Location of Aughnadarragh Lough 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

Not applicable

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

1065 Marsh fritillary butterfly  Euphydryas (Eurodryas, Hypodryas) aurinia
Aughnadarragh Lough contains a variety of wetland habitats, including lake, fen, cutover bog and wet grassland. The area is particularly notable as one of the longest-established colonies of the marsh fritillary butterfly Euphydryas aurinia in Northern Ireland. The species was first recorded in 1984, with records in most years since then, and annually since 1990.

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

Not applicable.


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