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Lough Mask


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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Lough Mask SPA Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 8,736 protected area contains site 8,529
Lough Mask Wildfowl Sanctuary 0 unknown 0
Lough Carra/Mask Complex SAC Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 13,510 protected area contains site 8,529

Habitats

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

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lough Mask. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/08/2022.