- Site number:835
- Area:367 ha
- Designation date:07-06-1996
- Coordinates:52°10'N 07°07'W
Tramore Backstrand. 11/06/96; Waterford; 367 ha; 52°10'N 007°07'W. Special Protection Area EC Directive. A shingle spit across a shallow bay with well-developed dunes and back strands that dry out at low tide. All major vegetation types are found from strand flora, through mobile dunes to stable grassland and saltmarsh. The flora is particularly rich, consisting of various protected species. The site supports nationally and internationally important numbers of shorebirds. Human activities include cockle collection. Ramsar site no. 835.
- Regional (international) legal designations:
- EU Natura 2000
- Last publication date:07-06-1996