Falaise du Bessin

Country/territory: France

IBA criteria met: C7 (2000)
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Area: 2,300 ha

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description (2000 baseline)
A stretch of rocky coastline and open sea with cliffs, moorland, and arable land.

Key biodiversity
The most important site in France for breeding Fulmarus glacialis and Rissa tridactyla.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Falaise du Bessin. Downloaded from on 27/02/2024.