Wexford Harbour and Slobs SPA

Site Details

Site code
Special Protection Area (SPA)
Latitude: 52.3418
Longitude: -6.43217

Qualifying Interests

Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis) [A004]

Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus) [A005]

Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo) [A017]

Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) [A028]

Bewick's Swan (Cygnus columbianus bewickii) [A037]

Whooper Swan (Cygnus cygnus) [A038]

Light-bellied Brent Goose (Branta bernicla hrota) [A046]

Shelduck (Tadorna tadorna) [A048]

Wigeon (Anas penelope) [A050]

Teal (Anas crecca) [A052]

Mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) [A053]

Pintail (Anas acuta) [A054]

Scaup (Aythya marila) [A062]

Goldeneye (Bucephala clangula) [A067]

Red-breasted Merganser (Mergus serrator) [A069]

Hen Harrier (Circus cyaneus) [A082]

Coot (Fulica atra) [A125]

Oystercatcher (Haematopus ostralegus) [A130]

Golden Plover (Pluvialis apricaria) [A140]

Grey Plover (Pluvialis squatarola) [A141]

Lapwing (Vanellus vanellus) [A142]

Knot (Calidris canutus) [A143]

Sanderling (Calidris alba) [A144]

Dunlin (Calidris alpina) [A149]

Black-tailed Godwit (Limosa limosa) [A156]

Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica) [A157]

Curlew (Numenius arquata) [A160]

Redshank (Tringa totanus) [A162]

Black-headed Gull (Chroicocephalus ridibundus) [A179]

Lesser Black-backed Gull (Larus fuscus) [A183]

Little Tern (Sterna albifrons) [A195]

Greenland White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons flavirostris) [A395]

Wetland and Waterbirds [A999]

Site Documents

Download Conservation Objectives

CO004076.pdf [3.5 MB]

Download Site Synopsis

SY004076.pdf [18 KB]

Statutory Instrument


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