De Slagbaai

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De Slagbaai

  • Country: 
    Netherlands
  • Site number: 
    203
  • Area: 
    90 ha
  • Designation date: 
    23-05-1980
  • Coordinates: 
    12°16'N 68°25'W
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Overview

De Slagbaai. 23/05/80; Bonaire; 90 ha; 12°16'N 068°25'W. Within a National Park. A shallow, permanent, saline lagoon, isolated from the sea by a bank of beach rock. Brine shrimp and brine flies provide valuable food sources for birds. The lagoon is a resting area for Phalacrocorax olivaceus (max. 50), and a staging area for a variety of Nearctic breeding species. Ramsar site no. 203.

Administrative region: 
Bonaire

  • National legal designation: 
    • national park
  • Last publication date: 
    23-05-1980

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