Burry Inlet

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Burry Inlet

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom
  • Site number: 
    562
  • Area: 
    6,672 ha
  • Designation date: 
    14-07-1992
  • Coordinates: 
    51°39'N 04°12'W
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Overview

Burry Inlet. 14/07/92; Wales; 6,672 ha; 51°39'N 004°11'W. Special Protection Area EC Directive; Nature Reserve, SSSI, Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Heritage Coast. An estuarine complex with extensive areas of intertidal sand and mudflats. The site includes the largest continuous area of saltmarsh in Wales and major dune systems at the estuary mouth. Nationally and internationally important numbers of several species of wintering waterbirds are supported, with numbers reaching 42,563 individuals. Ramsar site no. 562. Most recent RIS information: 2005.

Administrative region: 
Wales

  • National legal designation: 
    • nnr
    • sssi
    • aonb
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-2005

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