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Baie de Bourgneuf et marais breton


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
Brent Goose Branta bernicla LC winter 1997 4,947-8,745 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Brent Goose Branta bernicla LC passage 1997 1,000-10,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna LC winter 1997 1,728-4,445 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC winter 1997 32-514 individuals B1i, C3
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC breeding 1997 400-450 breeding pairs B1i, C3
Egretta garzetta NR breeding 1997 310 breeding pairs B1i, C2, C6
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC winter 1997 1,450-1,788 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C2
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC breeding 1997 284-404 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B3, C2, C6
Himantopus himantopus NR breeding 1995 212-249 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, C2, C6
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola LC winter 1997 1,578-6,110 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola LC passage 1997 3,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata NT winter 1997 700-3,530 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C3
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica NT winter 1997 42-1,090 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C2
Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica NT passage 1997 1,500 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Dunlin Calidris alpina LC winter 1997 4,853-15,582 individuals B1i, B2, C3
Dunlin Calidris alpina LC passage 1997 10,000-20,000 individuals B1i, C3
Common Redshank Tringa totanus LC breeding 1997 676-816 breeding pairs B1i, C3
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 1997 42-50 breeding pairs C6
Short-eared Owl Asio flammeus LC breeding 1995 2-5 breeding pairs C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 1997 80-120 breeding pairs C6
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC breeding 1995 50-100 breeding pairs B3, C6
Milvus migrans NR breeding 1995 10-30 breeding pairs C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 1995 500-600 breeding pairs C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1997 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii, C4
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1997 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii, C4

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Marais Breton, baie de Bourgneuf, île de Noirmoutier et forêt de Monts Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 52,337 protected area overlaps with site 43,309
Marais Breton, baie de Bourgneuf, île de Noirmoutier et forêt de Monts Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,481 protected area overlaps with site 43,978
LPO-BirdLife Parcels Private Reserve 361 protected area contained by site 361
Estuaire de la Loire Sud - Baie de Bourgneuf Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 49,441 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Estuaire de la Loire - Baie de Bourgneuf Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,889 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Baie de Bourgneuf Hunting Reserve 4,200 protected area contained by site 4,200

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Coastline Salt marshes, Lagoons -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
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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 (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Baie de Bourgneuf et marais breton. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/09/2019.