Alde-Ore Estuary

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Alde-Ore Estuary

  • Country: 
    United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
  • Site number: 
  • Area: 
    2,547 ha
  • Designation date: 
  • Coordinates: 
    52°06'N 01°32'E
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Alde-Ore Estuary. 04/10/96; England; 2,547 ha; 52°05'N 001°33'E. Special Protection Area, SSSI. An estuary complex of three rivers comprising various habitats including intertidal mudflats, saltmarsh, a vegetated shingle spit, saline lagoons, and semi-intensified grazing marsh. The site supports nationally scarce plants and invertebrates and notable assemblages of breeding and wintering wetland birds. Human activities include recreation, fishing, livestock grazing, and hunting. Ramsar site no. 862. Most recent RIS information: 1999.

Administrative region: 

  • National legal designation: 
    • area of outstanding natural beauty
    • bird refuge
    • nnr
    • sssi
  • Regional (international) legal designations: 
    • EU Natura 2000
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Ramsar Information Sheet (RIS)