Year of compilation: 2000
A bay and estuary with mudflats, coastal cliffs, sand and shingle-beaches and saltmarshes. Human activities include fishing, hunting, and recreation, including sailing.
The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds in winter, on a regular basis.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The planned construction of a marina threatens the site.
Partial500 ha of IBA covered by Hunting Reserve (500 ha). 1,270 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Baies de Kervoyal et de Vilaine, 1,270 ha).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Baie de Vilaine. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 16/01/2021.