Botany of Bantry Bay

Bantry Bay and the flanking peninsulas are rich in biodiversity, with a wide range of habitats including offshore islands, rocky shores, high mountains, broadleaf woodlands, peat bogs and lakes. Special to the area are the so-called Lusitanian species which only occur in south-west Ireland and the north western part of the Iberian peninsula. These include … Continue reading Botany of Bantry Bay