Assemblages of waterbirds

Table 6.104.1. SPAs holding more than 20,000 waterbirds

 

Site Numbers of waterbirds (five year peak mean)
Abberton Reservoir 39,155
Alde-Ore Estuary 24,962
Arun Valley 27,241
Belfast Lough 20,492
Benfleet and Southend Marshes 34,789
Blackwater Estuary 109,815
Breydon Water 43,225
Broadland 22,603
Burry Inlet 34,962
Chichester and Langstone Harbours 93,142
Colne Estuary 38,548
Cromarty Firth 34,847
Dengie 31,452
Dornoch Firth and Loch Fleet 34,837
Duddon Estuary 78,415
Exe Estuary 23,513
Firth of Forth 86,067
Firth of Tay and Eden Estuary 34,074
Foulness 107,468
Gibraltar Point 22,137
Hamford Water 44,461
Humber Flats, Marshes and Coast 187,617
Inner Moray Firth 33,148
Lindisfarne 41,870
Loch Leven 32,177
Loch of Strathbeg 49,452
Lough Foyle 37,310
Lough Neagh and Lough Beg 99,221
Lower Derwent Valley 39,936
Martin Mere 46,196
Medway Estuary and Marshes 65,274
Mersey Estuary 99,467
Mersey Narrows and North Wirral Foreshore 20,269
Montrose Basin 54,917
Moray and Nairn Coast 20,250
Morecambe Bay 210,668
Muir of Dinnet 28,600
Nene Washes 25,437
North Norfolk Coast 91,249
Ouse Washes 64,392
Poole Harbour 28,426
Ribble and Alt Estuaries 301,449
Rutland Water 23,501
Severn Estuary 93,986
Solent and Southampton Water 53,948
Somerset Levels and Moors 72,874
South Tayside Goose Roosts 52,403
Stour and Orwell Estuaries 64,768
Strangford Lough 60,220
Teesmouth and Cleveland Coast 21,406
Thames Estuary and Marshes 33,433
The Dee Estuary 130,408
The Swale 65,390
The Wash 400,273
Upper Solway Flats and Marshes 133,222
Westwater 31,465
Ythan Estuary, Sands of Forvie and Meikle Loch 51,265