Special Protection Areas (SPAs): Northern Ireland

The status of 'qualifying' species on individual SPAs - important information>>>
Special Protection Areas in Northern Ireland (26 March 2019)
Site name Site code Country Area (ha) Status
Antrim Hills UK9020301 NI 27092.69 Classified SPA
Belfast Lough UK9020101 NI 428.64 Classified SPA
Belfast Lough Open Water UK9020290 NI 5591.73 Classified SPA
Carlingford Lough UK9020161 NI 826.91 Classified SPA
Copeland Islands UK9020291 NI 200.19 Classified SPA
Killough Bay UK9020221 NI 132.71 Classified SPA
Larne Lough UK9020042 NI 391.48 Classified SPA
Lough Foyle UK9020031 NI 2194.22 Classified SPA
Lough Neagh and Lough Beg UK9020091 NI 40857.18 Classified SPA
Outer Ards UK9020271 NI 1394.8 Classified SPA
Pettigoe Plateau UK9020051 NI 1263.29 Classified SPA
Rathlin Island UK9020011 NI 3342.8 Classified SPA
Sheep Island UK9020021 NI 3.39 Classified SPA
Slieve Beagh - Mullaghfad - Lisnaskea UK9020302 NI 8941.53 Classified SPA
Strangford Lough UK9020111 NI 15564.4 Classified SPA
Upper Lough Erne UK9020071 NI 5762.08 Classified SPA


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