Ballyteigue Burrow Nature Reserve

  • Author:ActiveME
  • Created: August 28, 2012
  • Updated: December 12, 2017
Location: Wexford
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  • Distance29.80 km
  • Time0 s
  • Speed0.0 km/h
  • Min altitude0 m
  • Peak9 m
  • Climb25 m
  • Descent25 m
Ballyteigue Burrow Nature Reserve is a 9 km long shingle spit running north-west from the coastal village of Kilmore Quay in south Co. Wexford and adjoining foreshore.

This site is of international importance because of its range of physical features, such as sand dunes, dune slacks, mudflats and salt marshes.

Species:
Light-bellied Brent Goose (Branta bernicla hrota) [A046]
Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna) [A048]
Golden Plover (Pluvialis apricaria) [A140]
Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola) [A141]
Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus) [A142]
Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa) [A156]
Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica) [A157]
Wetlands & Waterbirds [A999]

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