Laguna y arenal de Valdoviño

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Laguna y arenal de Valdoviño

  • Country: 
    Spain
  • Site number: 
    599
  • Area: 
    485 ha
  • Designation date: 
    26-03-1993
  • Coordinates: 
    43°36'N 08°10'W
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Overview

Laguna y Arenal de Valdoviño. 26/03/93; Galicia; 485 ha; 43°36'N 008°10'W. Wildlife Refuge. An artificially regulated coastal lagoon fringed by reedbeds and separated from the sea by a dune barrier and beach complex. Vegetation includes dune communities, fringing reedbeds, and an important riparian Salix sp. and Alnus glutinosa wood. Human activities include tourism, fishing, rush cutting, and cultivation. The area is important for staging birds, mainly ducks and shorebirds. Ramsar site no. 599. Most recent RIS information: 2007.

Administrative region: 
Galicia

  • National legal designation: 
    • Humedal protegido
    • Zona de Especial Proteccion de los Valores Naturales
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
  • Last publication date: 
    01-01-2007