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Special Areas of Conservation

River Faughan and Tributaries

Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Country Northern Ireland
Unitary Authority Northern Ireland
Centroid* C513087
Latitude 54.92361111
Longitude -7.199166667
SAC EU Code UK0030361
Status Designated Special Area of Conservation (SAC)
Area (ha) 293.79
* 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 River Faughan and Tributaries SAC

General site character

  • Inland water bodies (Standing water, Running water) (26.2%)
  • Heath, Scrub, Maquis and Garrigue, Phygrana (1.1%)
  • Humid grassland, Mesophile grassland (5.1%)
  • Improved grassland (5%)
  • Broad-leaved deciduous woodland (62.6%)

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

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

  • 1106 Atlantic salmon Salmo salar

    Habitat occurrence description not yet available.

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

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