Rias de Ortigueira y Ladrido

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Rias de Ortigueira y Ladrido

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    2,920 ha
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    43°42'N 07°46'W
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Rías de Ortigueira y Ladrido. 05/12/89; Galicia; 2,920 ha; 43°42'N 007°47'W. Special Protection Area EC Directive; Hunting Reserve. A rocky coastal inlet and estuarine complex at the mouths of the Mera and Ladrido rivers. Dominant vegetation consists of various species of reedbeds. Several species of shorebirds winter here, the most numerous being ducks. Human uses consist of fishing and shellfish harvesting. Ramsar site no. 453. Most recent RIS information: 1999.

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  • National legal designation: 
    • Humedal Protegido
    • Zona de Especial Protección de los Valores Naturales
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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