Nature Reserve Marismas de Isla Cristina
The Nature Reserve of the marshlands Marismas de Isla Cristina finds itself in the municipality of Isla Cristian and Ayamonte in the province of Huelva. It has a surface of 2,145 hectares. It was declared Nature Reserve by the law 2/1989 on the 18th July in which the inventory of the protected nature environments of Andalusia is approved and additional measurements for its protection is established (BOJA núm. 60, de 27/07/1989); it is an area of special protection because of the birds [ZEPA (2002)] and it is found as proposal for Place of Communitarian Interest (LIC). It is about a complex of marshlands associated to the mouths of the rivers Guadiana and Carreras, very influenced by the tides of the Atlantic which constitute an important area of reproduction of herons and other birds of the humid area, as well as the passing and hibernation of waders, gulls and terns.