Cummeen Strand

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Cummeen Strand

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    1,491 ha
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    54°17'N 08°30'W
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Cummeen Strand. 11/06/96; Sligo; 1,491 ha; 54°17'N 008°30'W. Special Protection Area EC Directive. An estuarine arm of Sligo bay, made famous by poet W. B. Yeats, with mudflats and sandflats. Important arrival point for Brent geese Branta bernicla and also has internationally important numbers of Charadrius hiaticula. Ramsar site no. 842.

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