FR009
Cap Sizun


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
European Shag Gulosus aristotelis LC breeding 1991 200 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.

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)
Iroise Parc naturel marin 350,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Iroise Marine Protected Area (OSPAR) 342,800 protected area overlaps with site 0
ILOTS DE GOULIEN Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 2 protected area contained by site 0
FR009 Private Reserve 30 protected area contained by site 30
Cap Sizun Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,837 protected area overlaps with site 121
Cap Sizun Hunting Reserve 500 protected area contained by site 500
Cap Sizun Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 566 protected area overlaps with site 530

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Heathland -
Sea Open Sea -
Coastline Shingle & stony beaches, Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Rock stacks and islets -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

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


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cap Sizun. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2022.