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A complex of habitats, extending over 10 km south from Exeter to the open sea at Dawlish Warren. Broad intertidal flats and grazing-marshes are the dominant habitats. Extensive mussel, eel-grass Zostera and algal beds and a sand-spit further increase the habitat diversity. The site is important for wintering and passage wildfowl and waders, and for breeding Cettia cetti.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Exe Estuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2019.