- Site number:412
- Area:195 ha
- Designation date:25-10-1988
- Coordinates:53°30'N 06°08'W
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Rogerstown Estuary. 25/10/88; Dublin; 195 ha; 53°30'N 006°08'W. Special Protection Area EC Directive; Nature Reserve. A small tidal embayment sheltered from the sea by a broad sand and shingle spit. Extensive areas of mud, sand and gravel are exposed at low tide. The mudflats support beds of green algae (Enteromorpha) and Spartina anglica. Numerous species of large numbers of wintering waterbirds use the tidal flats and the site is internationally important for Branta bernicla hrota. Human activities include bait-digging and shellfish collection. Ramsar site no. 412.
- National legal designation:
- nature reserve
- Regional (international) legal designations:
- EU Natura 2000
- Last publication date:25-10-1988