FR036
Iles Saint Marcouf


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus LC breeding 1991 300 breeding pairs B3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
UTAH BEACH Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 61 protected area overlaps with site 0
Tatihou - Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue Marine Protected Area (OSPAR) 800 protected area overlaps with site 0
Tatihou - Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 852 protected area overlaps with site 0
Récifs et marais arrière-littoraux du Cap Lévi à la Pointe de Saire Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 15,385 protected area overlaps with site 0
Récifs et marais arrière-littoraux du Cap Lévi à la Pointe de Saire Marine Protected Area (OSPAR) 15,400 protected area overlaps with site 0
POINTE DU BRICK Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 280 protected area overlaps with site 0
POINTE DE LA LOGE Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 121 protected area overlaps with site 0
OMAHA BEACH Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 190 protected area overlaps with site 0
MONT CASTEL Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 19 protected area overlaps with site 0
Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin, Baie des Veys Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 32,500 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin - Baie des Veys Marine Protected Area (OSPAR) 29,200 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin - Baie des Veys Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 28,705 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin Parc naturel régional 147,619 protected area is adjacent to site 0
MARAIS DE RETHOVILLE Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 3 protected area overlaps with site 0
LES FONDERIES Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 19 protected area overlaps with site 0
Iles Saint Marcouf Hunting Reserve 1,400 protected area contained by site 1,400
ILE DE TATIHOU Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 29 protected area contained by site 0
FR037 Private Reserve 3 protected area contained by site 3
ETANG DE GATTEMARE Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 81 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cordons dunaires Arrêté de protection de biotope 50 protected area overlaps with site 0
BATTERIE DE LONGUES Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 25 protected area overlaps with site 0
Basses Vallées du Cotentin et Baie des Veys Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 33,695 protected area overlaps with site 0
Baie de Seine occidentale Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 45,566 protected area overlaps with site 1,540
Baie de Seine occidentale Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 44,488 protected area contained by site 43,790
Baie de Seine occidentale Marine Protected Area (OSPAR) 45,500 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea Open Sea -
Coastline Rock stacks and islets -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Iles Saint Marcouf. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/05/2022.