Complejo de Corrubedo

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Complejo de Corrubedo

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    550 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    42°33'N 09°01'W
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Complejo de Corrubedo. 26/03/93; Galicia; 550 ha; 42°33'N 009°02'W. Natural Park, Wildlife Refuge. A major dune system with an enormous shifting dune. The site includes partially enclosed sandbar lagoons, and numerous streams form an extensive marshy area giving way to a belt of pine trees. The area provides an outstanding example of dune flora and is particularly notable for several endemic species and sub-species. The site supports salt-resistant vegetation and extensive reedbeds. Numerous reptiles, amphibians, and mammals are present, and the area is important for breeding, staging and wintering waterbirds. Human activities include tourism, agriculture, and rush harvesting. There are an information centre and bird observatory available to visitors. Ramsar site no. 598. Most recent RIS information: 1999.

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  • National legal designation: 
    • Humedal Protegido
    • Parque Natural
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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