Baie de Bourgneuf et marais breton

Country/territory: France

IBA criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2000)
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Area: 47,000 ha

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description (2000 baseline)
A bay with saltwater and freshwater lagoons, saltwater marshes, mudflats and wet meadows.

Key biodiversity
The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds on passage and in winter, on a regular basis. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Baie de Bourgneuf et marais breton. Downloaded from on 26/02/2024.