Country/territory: United Kingdom
IBA criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C3, C4 (2007)
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Area: 5,007 ha
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Site description (baseline)
Extensive intertidal areas in the Mersey estuary, including large areas of mudflats and saltmarshes. The estuary is of international importance for wintering wildfowl and waders.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mersey Estuary. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2537 on 09/06/2023.