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Site description (2007 baseline)
Intertidal mudflats and saltmarsh extending from the Ribble estuary in the north to Crosby in the south, and includes the mouth of the River Alt. These estuaries are important for wintering and passage wildfowl and waders, and for breeding gulls.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Ribble and Alt Estuaries. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/ribble-and-alt-estuaries-iba-united-kingdom on 10/12/2023.