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Coastal Grazing Marsh

In Portsmouth Harbour, the saltmarsh areas are mainly comprised of cordgrass (Spartina) swards and provide feeding and roosting areas for overwintering birds. Areas outside the area contain important supporting habitats for the birds that use the site, including coastal grazing marsh and agricultural land. Details of these can be found online, in particular via the Solent Wader and Brent Goose Strategy.