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Year of compilation: 2000
An area of open sea, mudflats, sandy beaches and cliffs.
The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds on passage and in winter, on a regular basis.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Marine pollution from oil tankers (`Other' threat, above), industry and ports, and also fishing and recreation are major threats.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Littoral Augeron. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 23/03/2023.