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Dee Estuary


Year of compilation: 2007

Site description
The Dee estuary lies between the Wirral peninsula and the north Wales coast and consists of a very large intertidal area, some 20 km long and up to 9 km wide. The site comprises extensive mudflats and saltmarshes, with sand-dune and maritime cliff-top communities also represented. The IBA is important for wintering and passage wildfowl and waders.

Key biodiversity

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dee Estuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/05/2022.