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Special Areas of Conservation

Garry Bog

Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Country Northern Ireland
Unitary Authority Northern Ireland
Centroid* C940305
Latitude 55.10833333
Longitude -6.527777778
SAC EU Code UK0016610
Status Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Area (ha) 154.91
* 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 Garry Bog SAC

General site character

  • Bogs, Marshes, Water fringed vegetation, Fens (100%)

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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

    Garry Bog in Northern Ireland is a large active raised bog with an exceptionally extensive and well-developed pool complex and partially intact lagg. Sphagnum fuscum and S. imbricatum occur on the site and S. pulchrum is found in abundance in the pool system.

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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