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Foryd Bay

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Y Foryd, also known as Foryd Bay, is a tidal bay in Gwynedd, Wales. [1]

19 relations: Anatidae, Bay, Bird, Brant (goose), Caernarfon, Common greenshank, Eurasian wigeon, Fort Belan, Gwynedd, Jack snipe, Local nature reserve, Menai Strait, Mudflat, Salt marsh, Site of Special Scientific Interest, Spit (landform), Spotted redshank, Tern, Wader.

Anatidae

The Anatidae are the biological family of birds that includes ducks, geese, and swans.

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Bay

A bay is a recessed, coastal body of water that directly connects to a larger main body of water, such as an ocean, a lake, or another bay.

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Bird

Birds, also known as Aves, are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a strong yet lightweight skeleton.

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Brant (goose)

The brant, also known as the brent goose (Branta bernicla) is a species of goose of the genus Branta.

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Caernarfon

Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615.

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Common greenshank

The common greenshank (Tringa nebularia) is a wader in the large family Scolopacidae, the typical waders.

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Eurasian wigeon

The Eurasian wigeon, also known as widgeon (Mareca penelope) is one of three species of wigeon in the dabbling duck genus Mareca.

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Fort Belan

Fort Belan (alternative: Belan Fort; pronounced: Bell-ann) is a coastal fortress in North Wales.

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Gwynedd

Gwynedd is a county in Wales, sharing borders with Powys, Conwy, Anglesey over the Menai Strait, and Ceredigion over the River Dyfi.

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Jack snipe

The jack snipe (Lymnocryptes minimus) is a small stocky wader.

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Local nature reserve

Local nature reserve (LNR) is a designation for nature reserves in Great Britain.

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Menai Strait

The Menai Strait (Afon Menai, the "River Menai") is a narrow stretch of shallow tidal water about long, which separates the island of Anglesey from the mainland of Wales.

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Mudflat

Mudflats or mud flats, also known as tidal flats, are coastal wetlands that form when mud is deposited by tides or rivers.

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Salt marsh

A salt marsh or saltmarsh, also known as a coastal salt marsh or a tidal marsh, is a coastal ecosystem in the upper coastal intertidal zone between land and open saltwater or brackish water that is regularly flooded by the tides.

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Site of Special Scientific Interest

A Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in Great Britain or an Area of Special Scientific Interest (ASSI) in the Isle of Man and Northern Ireland is a conservation designation denoting a protected area in the United Kingdom and Isle of Man.

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Spit (landform)

A spit or sandspit is a deposition bar or beach landform off coasts or lake shores.

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Spotted redshank

The spotted redshank (Tringa erythropus) is a wader (shorebird) in the large bird family Scolopacidae.

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Tern

Terns are seabirds in the family Laridae that have a worldwide distribution and are normally found near the sea, rivers, or wetlands.

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Wader

Waders are birds commonly found along shorelines and mudflats that wade in order to forage for food (such as insects or crustaceans) in the mud or sand.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foryd_Bay

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