Estuaire de la Gironde : marais du Blayais

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description (baseline)
Estuary with streams, reedbeds (Phragmites), marshes and wet meadows, Quercus and Salix woodlands, mudflats, saltmarshes and peatbogs.

Key biodiversity
This site is important for species associated with reedbeds.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Recreational development in the area is one of the major threats.

Protected areas
National Low International None125 ha of IBA covered by Hunting Reserve (125 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Estuaire de la Gironde : marais du Blayais. Downloaded from on 02/06/2023.