Country/territory: United Kingdom
IBA criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2007)
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Area: 2,520 ha
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Site description (baseline)
This estuary complex includes the Rivers Alde, Butley and Ore, with Havergate Island, and is of considerable geomorphological interest and important for wintering wildfowl and waders. Orfordness and Havergate Island are also important for breeding gulls and terns.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Alde - Ore Estuary. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2565 on 30/05/2023.