Altikeeragh ASSI

Protected area type: Areas of Special Scientific Interest
Feature type: 
  • Habitat
  • Londonderry
Council: Causeway Coast and Glens
Guidance and literature: Altikeeragh ASSI

An area of intact blanket bog within a large expanse of modified peatland.The site comprises an area of typical blanket bog vegetation, with an extensive upland raised dome. The well developed pool and hummock complex associated with the dome is the main feature of the site. Areas of cutover bog provide habitat diversity.

Notable species include the hummock-forming sphagnum imbricatum. The bog also provides habitat for upland birds.

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