Stacks to Mullaghareirk Mountains, West Limerick and Mount Eagle


Country/territory: Ireland

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2009)
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Area: 56,700 ha

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Site summary
This upland site comprising of upland heath, bog and commercial forestry borders Cork, Kerry and Limerick. It provides excellent nesting and foraging habitat for breeding Circus cyaneus and supports over 29% of the population, the largest concentration in the country.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Stacks to Mullaghareirk Mountains, West Limerick and Mount Eagle. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/12/2022.