Dungarvan Harbour

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Dungarvan Harbour

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    1,041 ha
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  • Coordinates: 
    52°03'N 07°35'W
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Dungarvan Harbour. 11/06/96; 1,041 ha; 52°03'N 007°35'W. Special Protection Area EC Directive. A coastal bay sheltered by a spit, exposing extensive mud and sand flats at low tide. The site includes beach and dune systems, salt and freshwater marsh. Internationally important numbers of wintering waterbirds use the site and nationally or locally important numbers of numerous other species are supported. The sand flats support extensive oyster farming. Ramsar site no. 839.

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