Site description (2000 baseline):
Site location and context
A bay and estuary with rocky islets, mudflats, saltmarshes, sand and shingle-beaches and coastal dunes.
This is an important site for wintering waterbirds, particularly Branta bernicla
and Calidris alpina
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Fishing, hunting and boating are the main human activities, leading to some disturbance within the site.
Low1,300 ha of IBA covered by Hunting Reserve (Iles des Théviec et Gevric, 1,300 ha). 860 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Baie de Quiberon, 860 ha).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Baie de Quiberon. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/baie-de-quiberon-iba-france on 11/12/2023.