Country/territory: United Kingdom
IBA criteria met: A4iii, B2, C4, C6 (2007)
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Area: 977 ha
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Site description (baseline)
A narrow estuary extending south-eastwards from the town of Woodbridge for a distance of over 12 km, reaching the sea just to the north of the town of Felixstowe. Extensive intertidal mudflats support an important invertebrate communityand wintering wildfowl and waders.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Deben Estuary. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2453 on 09/06/2023.