FR012
Baies de Morlaix et de Carantec


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
European Storm-petrel Hydrobates pelagicus LC breeding 1991 10-20 breeding pairs C6
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres LC winter 1997 575-1,480 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Dunlin Calidris alpina LC winter 1997 10,000-12,800 individuals B2
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus LC breeding 1991 350 breeding pairs B3
Great Black-backed Gull Larus marinus LC breeding 1991 440 breeding pairs B3
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii LC breeding 1996 105-110 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2, C2
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 1991 190-210 breeding pairs C6
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis LC breeding 1997 750-1,100 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C6
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax LC breeding 1991 12-13 breeding pairs C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1997 50,000-99,999 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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
POINTE DE PERHARIDY Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 5 protected area overlaps with site 0
Penn ar C'hleger Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 8 protected area overlaps with site 0
Marais du Curnic Arrêté de protection de biotope 111 protected area is adjacent to site 0
MARAIS DE CURNIC Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 121 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Ilots de la baie de Morlaix (terrestre) Arrêté de protection de biotope 25 protected area contained by site 0
Ilots de la baie de Morlaix (marin) Arrêté de protection de biotope 17 protected area contained by site 0
Guisseny Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 612 protected area overlaps with site 0
FR012 Private Reserve 5 protected area contained by site 5
BEG AN FRY Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 28 protected area overlaps with site 0
Baie de Morlaix Marine Protected Area (OSPAR) 26,600 protected area overlaps with site 0
Baie de Morlaix Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 27,389 protected area overlaps with site 26,407
BAIE DE MORLAIX Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 8 protected area contained by site 0
Baie de Morlaix Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 26,617 protected area overlaps with site 6,562
Baie de Morlaix Hunting Reserve 1,800 protected area contained by site 1,800
Baie de Goulven Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,234 protected area overlaps with site 0
Baie de Carantec Hunting Reserve 200 protected area contained by site 200
Anse de Goulven; dunes de Keremma Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,065 protected area overlaps with site 0
Abers - côtes des Légendes Marine Protected Area (OSPAR) 22,700 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Abers - Côtes des légendes Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 22,714 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Tidal rivers and enclosed tidal waters -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Rock stacks and islets, Shingle & stony beaches, Sand dunes & beaches, Mud flats & sand flats -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Baies de Morlaix et de Carantec. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/01/2022.