Uragh Wood

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Uragh Wood
Irish: Tearmann Dúlra Choill na hIúraí
Uragh Wood.jpg
Uragh Wood seen from the lake
Location County Kerry, Ireland
Area 87 ha
Established 1982
Governing body National Parks and Wildlife Service
www.npws.ie/nature-reserves/kerry/uragh-wood-nature-reserve

Uragh Wood (Irish: Tearmann Dúlra Choill na hIúraí) is wood in Tuosist, County Kerry, Ireland, which was designated a nature reserve in 1982. The wood is largely sessile oak and covers 87 ha.[1] It is owned by the state.

Since Ireland's adoption of the European Union's Habitats Directive, the wood has been included within a Special Area of Conservation of 1,154 ha called "Cloonee and Inchiquin Loughs, Uragh Wood" (Inchiquin[2] being the lake next to the wood).[3]

Flora and Fauna[edit]

Fauna includes:

The wood is internationally important for its suite of hyper-oceanic woodland bryophytes.[4]

Access[edit]

There is no public access.

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Coordinates: 51°48′16″N 9°41′19″W / 51.80444°N 9.68861°W / 51.80444; -9.68861