Reserva Natural do Estuário do Tejo
Posted by: RuiJSDuarte
N 38° 45.544 W 008° 56.319
29S E 505330 N 4290042
Quick Description: The Natural Reserve of the Tagus Estuary is a protected area in Portugal.
Location: Setúbal, Portugal
Date Posted: 12/2/2011 12:34:10 AM
Waymark Code: WMD7NM
The Tagus estuary is the largest wetland in the country and one of the most important in Europe, a sanctuary for fish, molluscs, crustaceans, and especially for birds. It is the largest estuary in Western Europe, with about 34 000 hectares and houses 50 000 aquatic birds (flamingos, ducks, waders, etc.).
The Nature Reserve was established in 1976, covering an area of ??14,192 hectares, characterized by a large area of ??estuarine waters, fields intersected by creeks, marshes, salt pans and alluvial agricultural land (marshlands).
Park Type: Natural Reserve
Trails, Bird watching
Date Established?: 1976
Link to Park: [Web Link]
Park Fees: Not listed
Additional Entrance Points: Not Listed
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