Bahía de Cádiz Natural Park

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Bahía de Cádiz Natural Park
Parque Natural de la Bahía de Cádiz
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
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Map showing the location of Bahía de Cádiz Natural Park
Map showing the location of Bahía de Cádiz Natural Park
Map of Spain
Location Cádiz Province, Andalusia, Spain
Nearest city San Fernando
Coordinates 36°28′24″N 6°10′12″W / 36.4732°N 6.17°W / 36.4732; -6.17Coordinates: 36°28′24″N 6°10′12″W / 36.4732°N 6.17°W / 36.4732; -6.17[1]
Area 10,522 hectares (26,000 acres)
Established 1989
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Designated: October 24, 2002 [2]

Bahía de Cádiz Natural Park (Parque Natural de la Bahía de Cádiz) is a 10,522-hectare (26,000-acre) natural park located in the province of Cádiz (Andalusia, Spain). It was established in 1989.[3]

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Located at the mouth of the Guadalete river, it consists of marshland, beaches, reed and sand dunes. It has many types of shrubs and bushes, and ocean pine.

Recreational activities include bird watching, sailing, windsurfing and hiking.

It has been designated a Site of Community Importance.[4] Animals that can be found include Solan Goose, Stork, Cormorant, Great Crested Grebe, Seagull, Flamingo, Tern, Sea eagle and Avocet. The park is a Special Protection Area (Zona de Especial Protección para las Aves, ZEPA)[5]

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