Dee Estuary IBA

Location:United Kingdom
Area:33,574 acres (13,587 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, C3, C4, C6
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Cfb (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: warm summer)
Land Use:View Land Use Data


Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Anas acuta (Northern Pintail)B1i, C3
Anas crecca (Green-winged Teal)B1i, C3
Calidris alpina (Dunlin)A4i, B1i, B2, C3
Calidris canutus (Red Knot)B1i, C3
Charadrius hiaticula (Common Ringed Plover)B1i, C3
Cygnus columbianus (Tundra Swan)C6
Haematopus ostralegus (Eurasian Oystercatcher)A4i, B1i, C3
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit)B2, C6
Limosa limosa (Black-tailed Godwit)B1i, C3
Numenius arquata (Eurasian Curlew)A4i, B1i, C3
Pluvialis squatarola (Grey Plover)A4i, B1i, C3
Sternula albifrons (Little Tern)B2, C6
Tadorna tadorna (Common Shelduck)A4i, B1i, C3
Tringa totanus (Common Redshank)A4i, B1i, C3

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263