Chichester and Langstone Harbours

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Chichester and Langstone Harbours

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom
  • Site number: 
    378
  • Area: 
    5,810 ha
  • Designation date: 
    28-10-1987
  • Coordinates: 
    50°49'N 00°57'E
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Overview

Chichester & Langstone Harbours. 28/10/87; England; 5,810 ha; 50°48'N 000°55'W. Special Protection Area EC Directive; SSSI, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Local Nature Reserve. Two large estuarine basins linked by a channel and including extensive intertidal mudflats, saltmarsh, sand and shingle spits, and dunes supporting reedbeds and some grassland. Numbers of wintering waterbirds regularly exceed 20,000 individuals and include internationally and nationally important numbers of several species. Human activities include recreation and dredging for oysters and clams. Ramsar site no. 378. Most recent RIS information: 1999.

Administrative region: 
England

  • National legal designation: 
    • sssi
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-1999

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