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Foryd Bay (Y Foryd or Bae'r Foryd) is a tidal bay in Gwynedd, Wales. [1]

20 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, Wales.


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

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A bay is a body of water connected to an ocean or lake, formed by an indentation of the shoreline.

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Birds (class Aves) are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, a beak with no teeth, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a lightweight but strong skeleton.

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Brant goose

The brant or brent goose (Branta bernicla) is a species of goose of the genus Branta.

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Caernarfon is a royal town, community, and port in Gwynedd, Wales, with a population of 9,615 (this figure does not include nearby Bontnewydd or Caeathro, as they are in separate communities).

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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 or Eurasian widgeon (Anas penelope, previously Mareca penelope) is one of three species of wigeon in the dabbling duck genus Anas.

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Fort Belan

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

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Gwynedd is an area in north-west Wales, named after the old Kingdom of Gwynedd.

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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 or 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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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 salt water 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) (Area of Special Scientific Interest or ASSI in Northern Ireland) is a conservation designation denoting a protected area in the United Kingdom.

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Spit (landform)

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

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

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Waders, called shorebirds in North America (where "wader" is used to refer to long-legged wading birds such as storks and herons), are members of the order Charadriiformes, excluding the more marine web-footed seabird groups.

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Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain, bordered by England to its east, the Irish Sea to its north and west, and the Bristol Channel to its south.

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

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