FR016
Baie de Vilaine


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 1997 1,420-3,610 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Greater Scaup Aythya marila LC winter 1997 1,950-5,440 individuals B2
Northern Pintail Anas acuta LC winter 1997 108-691 individuals B1i, C3
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC winter 1997 1,294-2,103 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C2
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata NT winter 1997 215-1,596 individuals B2
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1997 20,000 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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Mor Braz Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 55,826 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Marais du Mès, baie et dunes de Pont-Mahé, étang du Pont de Fer, île Dumet Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 5,157 protected area overlaps with site 206
Marais du Mès, baie et dunes de Pont-Mahé, étang du Pont de Fer Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,085 protected area overlaps with site 209
FR016 Hunting Reserve 500 protected area contained by site 500
Estuaire de la Vilaine Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,769 protected area overlaps with site 3,585
Baie de Vilaine Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 91,438 protected area overlaps with site 3,823

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Tidal rivers and enclosed tidal waters -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Coastline Shingle & stony beaches, Sand dunes & beaches, Salt marshes, Mud flats & sand flats, Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Baie de Vilaine. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/11/2019.