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Estuaire de la Gironde : marais du Nord Médoc


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
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC winter 1997 51-160 individuals B2
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 1997 1-10 breeding pairs C6
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC breeding 1991 20-30 breeding pairs C6
Black Kite Milvus migrans LC breeding 1991 10-100 breeding pairs B2, C6
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC breeding 1991 10-100 breeding pairs B2, C6
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC breeding 1991 100-500 breeding pairs B2, C6
Woodchat Shrike Lanius senator LC breeding 1991 10-100 breeding pairs B2

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 du Nord Médoc Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 23,987 protected area overlaps with site 22,250
Marais du Bas Médoc Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 15,463 protected area overlaps with site 11,200
LES MATTES DE PALADON Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 378 protected area contained by site 0
Estuaire de la Gironde et de la mer des Pertuis Parc naturel marin 650,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Estuaire de la Gironde Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 61,080 protected area overlaps with site 8,207

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Tidal rivers and enclosed tidal waters, Standing freshwater, Standing brackish and salt water, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Ruderal land -
Coastline Salt marshes, Mud flats & sand flats -
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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 du Nord Médoc. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2020.