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Sound and independent information
on the environment

River Shannon Callows

Quick facts

  • Natura 2000 site (code IE0000216)
  • Under Habitats Directive
  • Since January 2002
  • Country: Ireland
  • Administrative region: Border, Midland and Western (IE01), Southern and Eastern (IE02)
  • Surface area: 59 km2 (5856.48 ha)
  • Marine area: 3%
  • Located in Atlantic biogeographical region
  • It protects 19 species of the Nature Directives
  • It protects 4 habitat types of the Habitats Directive

Source and more information: Natura 2000 Standard Data Form


Species

Species summary

Nature directives' species in this site (19)
Species group Number
Birds 18
Mammals 1

Designation information

NATURA 2000 is the ecological network for the conservation of wild animals and plant species and natural habitats of Community importance within the Union. It consists of sites classified under the Birds Directive and the Habitats Directive (the Nature Directives).

NATURA 2000 site under

Birds Directive 2009/147/EC (SPA) Not under Birds directive
 
Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (SCI) Under Habitats directive
  • Date proposed as Site of Community Importance (SCI)
January 2002
  • Date confirmed as Site of Community Importance
Not available
 
Date of Standard data form update October 2013

Interactive map

The interactive map of EUNIS sites is currently under development. Meanwhile, use for example European protected areas viewer below. To activate and deactivate the Natura 2000 layer or the Nationally designated areas layer, please go to Layers at the right side of the top menu bar. Other relevant map viewers are listed below in Other resources panel.

Other resources

Natura 2000 map viewer Interactive map designed for showing and querying Natura 2000 sites. Other information such as Nationally designated areas and LIFE projects are also available.
Protected planet map viewer Interactive map showing the World Database on Protected Areas
European protected sites map viewer Simple interactive map showing Natura 2000 sites and Nationally designated areas
Data download The Natura 2000 dataset is available from the European Environment Agency website
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