FR118
Estuaire de la Gironde : marais de la rive nord


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
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC passage 1991 10-100 individuals B1i, C2
Eurasian Golden Plover Pluvialis apricaria LC passage 1991 1,000-10,000 individuals B1i, C2
Common Redshank Tringa totanus LC passage 1991 1,000-10,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Milvus migrans NR breeding 1991 15 breeding pairs C6
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC breeding 1991 10-100 breeding pairs B2, C6
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC breeding 1991 10-100 breeding pairs C6
Aquatic Warbler Acrocephalus paludicola VU passage 1991 100-500 individuals A1, C1, C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 1991 10-100 breeding pairs C6

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Marais et falaises des côteaux de Gironde Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 12,508 protected area overlaps with site 2,235
Estuaire de la Gironde : marais de la rive nord Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 68,023 protected area overlaps with site 2,235
Estuaire de la Gironde Hunting Reserve 1,290 protected area contained by site 1,290
Estuaire de la Gironde Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 61,080 protected area overlaps with site 294

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Tidal rivers and enclosed tidal waters, Standing brackish and salt water, Water fringe vegetation -
Coastline Salt marshes, Mud flats & sand flats -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
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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 (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Estuaire de la Gironde : marais de la rive nord. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/01/2020.