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Baie du Mont Saint Michel et Ile des Landes


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
Brent Goose Branta bernicla LC winter 1991 2,000-3,000 individuals B1i, C3
Common Scoter Melanitta nigra LC winter 1991 10,000-15,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Common Scoter Melanitta nigra LC passage 1991 10,000-20,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Eurasian Wigeon Mareca penelope LC winter 1991 50-25,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Common Teal Anas crecca LC winter 1991 200-1,500 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
European Shag Gulosus aristotelis LC breeding 1991 200 breeding pairs B3
Haematopus ostralegus NR winter 1996 10,000-20,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola LC winter 1991 1,500-3,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola LC passage 1991 1,000-10,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Common Ringed Plover Charadrius hiaticula LC passage 1991 4,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata NT winter 1991 2,000-5,000 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C3
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica NT winter 1991 300-1,500 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C2
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT passage 1991 1,000-10,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Red Knot Calidris canutus NT winter 1991 3,000-7,000 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C3
Dunlin Calidris alpina LC winter 1991 22,000-35,000 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1991 50,000-99,999 individuals A4iii, C4
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1991 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii, C4

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)
Vallee de la See Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,424 protected area is adjacent to site 0
PRES DE L'HOPITAL Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 6 protected area overlaps with site 0
POLDER LITTORAL DE LA BAIE DU MONT SAINT MICHEL Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 874 protected area contained by site 0
POINTE DU GROUIN DU SUD Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 29 protected area contained by site 0
POINTE DE CHAMPEAUX Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 76 protected area contained by site 0
MARE DE BOUILLON Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 115 protected area contained by site 0
Marais de Sougeal Réserve naturelle régionale 174 protected area contained by site 0
MARAIS ARRIERE-LITTORAUX DE MONT DOL-CHATEAUNEUF Land acquired by Conservatoire du Littoral (national seaside and lakeside conservancy) 1 protected area contained by site 0
ILOT DE TOMBELAINE Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 3 protected area contained by site 0
ILES DES LANDES Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 8 protected area contained by site 0
Ile des Landes Private Reserve 22 protected area contained by site 22
DUNES DE DRAGEY Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 133 protected area overlaps with site 0
Côte de Cancale à Paramé Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,751 protected area overlaps with site 475
Chausey Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 82,426 protected area overlaps with site 9,383
Chausey Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 82,836 protected area overlaps with site 9,749
Baie du Mont Saint-Michel Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 62,000 protected area contained by site 62,000
Baie du mont Saint-Michel Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 39,480 protected area contained by site 38,747
Baie du Mont Saint Michel Hunting Reserve 7,850 protected area contained by site 7,850
Baie du Mont Saint Michel Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 47,672 protected area contained by site 47,672

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Raised bogs, Water fringe vegetation -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Coastline Shingle & stony beaches, Salt marshes, Mud flats & sand flats, Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Rock stacks and islets -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Arable land -
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 -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Baie du Mont Saint Michel et Ile des Landes. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/08/2022.