Country/territory: United Kingdom
IBA criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, C3, C4 (2007)
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Area: 2,232 ha
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Site description (baseline)
Extensive intertidal areas in the Mersey estuary mouth and south-west along the coast, including large areas of mudflats and saltmarshes. The IBA is of international importance for wintering wildfowl and waders.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mersey Narrows and North Wirral Foreshore. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/20806 on 28/05/2023.