Estuaire de l'Orne

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
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC passage 1989 10-100 individuals B1i, C2

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
FRN040 Hunting Reserve 500 protected area contained by site 500
Estuaire de l'Orne Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 349 protected area overlaps with site 0
Estuaire de l'Orne Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,000 protected area overlaps with site 1,000
Baie de Seine orientale Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 44,402 protected area is adjacent to site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Marine Neritic -
Marine Intertidal -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
other -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Estuaire de l'Orne. Downloaded from on 27/03/2023.