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Lough Derg (Donegal)


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
River Finn Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,502 protected area contains site 888
Lough Derg (Donegal) SPA Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,338 protected area contains site 888
Lough Derg (Donegal) Wildfowl Sanctuary 0 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dunragh Loughs/Pettigo Plateau Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,023 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Scrub -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lough Derg (Donegal). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/10/2019.