Marais salants de Noirmoutier

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
Saltwater marshes, salinas and raised saltmarsh.

Key biodiversity
The site supports important colonies of waders and terns.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Stock-raising is declining which is leading to the abandonment of meadows and their conversion to intensive cultivation.

Protected areas
National Low International None48 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Marais de Müllembourg, 48 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Marais salants de Noirmoutier. Downloaded from on 13/08/2022.