UK070
Taw and Torridge Estuary


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: -

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Taw-Torridge Estuary Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 1,375 protected area contained by site 1,337
Northam Burrows Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 422 protected area overlaps with site 0
Isley Marsh Reserve 39 protected area contained by site 39
Fremington Quay Cliffs Site of Special Scientific Interest (UK) 12 protected area overlaps with site 0
Braunton Burrows Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) 1,357 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Tidal rivers and enclosed tidal waters, Mud flats and sand flats, Salt marshes, Sand dunes and beaches, Rivers and streams -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Taw and Torridge Estuary. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/09/2020.