Blackwater Estuary

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Blackwater Estuary

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    468 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    51°57'N 07°48'W
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Blackwater Estuary. 11/06/96; 468 ha; 51°57'N 007°48'W. The Blackwater River estuary includes well-developed marsh communities, numerous dry woodlands, sedges and reedbeds. The site supports large numbers of various species of wintering waterbirds and a high population of otter. Human activities include reed harvesting for thatch. Ramsar site no. 836.

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  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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