The Rams Island Heritage Project is An Undertaking of the Charity NIC102397 The River Bann & Lough Neagh Assoc. Co. NI 053517

Rams Island Species List

Invasive species

All wild plants animals and birds are given some measure of protection in Northern Ireland under the Wildlife (NI) Order, 1985.

Fifty-six plant species, listed in Schedule 8, parts 1 and 2, are given special protection.The order has the effect that, unless you have a licence, you may not: intentionally pick, uproot or destroy any wild plants listed in the schedule, or even collect their flowers and seeds; sell these plants or their seeds if taken from the wild; uproot any wild plants intentionally, except on your own land or with permission.
Members and Visitors have Identified the Following Species on and around Rams Island to Date
as more are identified this page will be updated



 Common pipistrelle (Pipistrellus pipistrellus)
Soprano pipistrelle (Pipistrellus pygmaeus)
Nathusius's pipistrelle (Pipistrellus nathusii)
Daubenton's bat (Myotis daubentonii)
Leisler's bat (Nyctalus leisleri) 

Otter         Lutra lutra

Rabbit      Oryctolagus cuniculus

A Batty Evening on Rams Island with some fascinated children