- Site number:831
- Area:375 ha
- Designation date:07-06-1996
- Coordinates:51°52'N 07°55'W
Ballymacoda. 11/06/96; Cork; 375 ha; 51°52'N 007°55'W. An estuary of intertidal sand and mudflats flanked by reclaimed marshy fields and saltmarsh, sheltered by a stabilized shingle bar and extensive sandy beach. Internationally important numbers of waterbirds winter at the site and up to 106 wetland species use it. The marshy fields are important feeding areas for various species of waterbirds. Human activities include intensive agricultural use, cattle grazing, and silage. Ramsar site no. 831.
- Regional (international) legal designations:
- EU Natura 2000
- Last publication date:07-06-1996