Gibraltar Point

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Gibraltar Point

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Site number: 
  • Area: 
    414 ha
  • Designation date: 
  • Coordinates: 
    53°06'N 00°20'E
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Gibraltar Point. 05/03/93; England; 414 ha; 53°06'N 000°20'E. National Nature Reserve, Special Protection Area EC Directive, SSSI. The area consists of a sand dunes system, freshwater and saltmarsh, extensive intertidal flats, and open water. The vegetation includes sedges (Carex spp), rushes, ferns, crowfoot, reed, sea holly, and sea campion. It supports Pluvialis squatarola (1.2% of the population), Limosa lapponica (0.6% of the population), and Branta bernicla bernicla (0.3% of the population). The site is used for recreation and grazing. Ramsar site no. 589. Most recent RIS information: 1999.

Administrative region: 

  • National legal designation: 
    • asp
    • lnr
    • ncr
    • nnr
    • sssi
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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Ramsar Information Sheet (RIS)