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Marais et estuaire de la Seudre


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
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC breeding 1997 1,522-1,530 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, C2, C6
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC breeding 1997 20-30 breeding pairs C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 1997 20-30 breeding pairs C6
Milvus migrans NR breeding 1997 10-20 breeding pairs C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 1997 150-250 breeding pairs C6

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)
Presqu'ile d'Arvert Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 9,725 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Pertuis charentais - Rochebonne Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 819,258 protected area overlaps with site 0
Pertuis charentais - Rochebonne Marine Protected Area (OSPAR) 817,900 protected area overlaps with site 0
Pertuis Charentais Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 456,027 protected area overlaps with site 0
Pertuis charentais Marine Protected Area (OSPAR) 456,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Marais et estuaire de la Seudre; île d'Oléron Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 13,970 protected area overlaps with site 12,872
Marais de la Seudre Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 13,983 protected area overlaps with site 12,872
Marais de Brouage; Ile d'Oléron Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 26,080 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Marais de Brouage (et marais nord d'Oléron) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 26,095 protected area is adjacent to site 0
MARAIS DE BRANDELLE Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 5 protected area overlaps with site 0
Marais d'Avail et bois de la Parée Arrêté de protection de biotope 53 protected area overlaps with site 0
la Pointe de L'Eguille Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 64 protected area overlaps with site 0
ESTUAIRE DE LA SEUDRE Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 134 protected area overlaps with site 0
Estuaire de la Gironde et de la mer des Pertuis Parc naturel marin 650,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Dunes et forêts littorales de l'ile d'Oléron Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,904 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Tidal rivers and enclosed tidal waters, Standing freshwater, Standing brackish and salt water -
Coastline Salt marshes, Mud flats & sand flats -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Marais et estuaire de la Seudre. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/08/2022.