Consultation outcome

Morecambe Bay and Duddon Estuary Special Protection Area changes: consultation outcome

This consultation has concluded

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Morecambe Bay and Duddon Estuary SPA: consultation report

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Morecambe Bay and Duddon Estuary: final map area

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Morecambe Bay and Duddon Estuary SPA: citation

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Detail of outcome

This consultation concluded on 21 April 2016. The outcome report, final map area and site citation are attached on this page.

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Original consultation

Summary

Natural England is seeking views on the proposal to combine and extend 2 existing sites as a single Special Protection Area (SPA).

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Consultation description

Special Protection Areas (SPAs) are special sites designated under the EU Birds Directive to protect rare, vulnerable and migratory birds.

The proposal for Morecambe Bay and Duddon Estuary is to combine the 2 individual SPAs and extend the site to include part of the west Cumbria coast and the Ravenglass Estuary to support colonies of internationally important tern populations detailed in the consultation documents.

The proposal is available as a series of separate documents (attached above). You should:

  • read the consultation summary that sets out the aims of the proposal
  • read the departmental brief that provides the scientific explanation behind the proposal
  • use the maps to locate the proposal site and extension area

Use the ‘respond online’ link below to give your views.

Documents

Morecambe Bay and Duddon Estuary pSPA: consultation summary

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Morecambe Bay and Duddon Estuary pSPA: departmental brief

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Morecambe Bay and Duddon Estuary pSPA: boundary map

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Extension area 1: Ravenglass to Silecroft

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Extension area 2: Silecroft to west of Walney Island

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Extension area 3: west of Walney Island to Newbiggin

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Published 21 January 2016
Last updated 7 September 2017 + show all updates
  1. Consultation outcome report published.
  2. First published.