Year of compilation: 2000
An estuary with mudflats, marshes, reedbeds (Phragmites
), cliffs, wet meadows and arable fields.
The reedbeds are important for roosting passage and wintering passerines.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Water pollution from agricultural run-off is significant. Hunting pressure, including night hunting, is very high, and leads to disturbance.
None1,290 ha of IBA covered by Hunting Reserve (Estuaire de la Gironde, 1,290 ha).
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Estuaire de la Gironde : marais de la rive nord. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 12/08/2022.