Laguna y arenal de Valdoviño

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Laguna y arenal de Valdoviño

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    485 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    43°36'N 08°10'W
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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.

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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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