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Special Areas of Conservation

Glynllifon

Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Country Wales
Unitary Authority West Wales and The Valleys
Centroid* SH456550
Latitude 53.0708
Longitude -4.3061
SAC EU Code UK0012661
Status Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Area (ha) 187.28
* This is the approximate central point of the SAC. In the case of large, linear or composite sites, this may not represent the location where a feature occurs within the SAC.
Location of Glynllifon SAC

General site character

  • Mixed woodland (90%)
  • Other land (including Towns, Villages, Roads, Waste places, Mines, Industrial sites) (10%)

Download the Natura 2000 standard data form for this site as submitted to Europe (PDF <100kb)

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

  • 1303 Lesser horseshoe bat Rhinolophus hipposideros

    This single site in north Wales is both a maternity and hibernation site for a large population of lesser horseshoe bat Rhinolophus hipposideros, comprising about 6% of the UK population.

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

  • Not Applicable

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