Anse de Fouras, baie d'Yves et marais de Rochefort

Country/territory: France

IBA criteria met: A4iii, B1i, B2, B3, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2000)
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Area: 17,550 ha

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description (baseline)
A bay with sandy beaches, saltwater lagoons and marshes, mudflats, rivers, ponds, wet meadows, small woodlands, grassland, and arable land.

Key biodiversity
The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds in winter, on a regular basis.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Anse de Fouras, baie d'Yves et marais de Rochefort. Downloaded from on 06/06/2023.