Baie de Goulven

Country/territory: France

IBA criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, C2, C3 (2000)
For more information about IBA criteria, please click here

Area: 2,000 ha

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description (baseline)
A bay with mudflats, an estuary, saltmarsh, shingle and sandy beaches, rocky islets, coastal dunes and marine cliffs.

Key biodiversity
The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds on passage and in winter, on a regular basis (including Charadrius hiaticula 2,500 (passage); Vanellus vanellus 1,500 (passage) 2,660 (winter); Calidris alpina 2,500 (passage) 4,060 (winter)).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Baie de Goulven. Downloaded from on 10/06/2023.