Baldoyle Bay

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Baldoyle Bay

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    203 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    53°24'N 06°07'W
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Baldoyle Bay. 25/10/88; Dublin; 203 ha; 53°24'N 006°08'W. Special Protection Area EC Directive; Nature Reserve. A tidal embayment separated from the sea by a major sand dune system. Vast mudflats are exposed at low tide and there are extensive beds of Spartina. The site is internationally important for the wintering goose Branta bernicla hrota, and nationally important numbers of various species of waterbirds use the site. Human activities include bait digging, shooting, and low levels of recreational boating and fishing. Ramsar site no. 413.

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  • National legal designation: 
    • nature reserve
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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