FR039
Estuaire de l'Orne


Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
The site includes open sea, mudflats, sandy beaches, saltmarsh and wet meadows.



Key biodiversity
This site is important for passage waterbirds.



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Hunting pressure is increasing and leads to disturbance.



Protected areas
National Partial International High500 ha of IBA covered by Hunting Reserve (500 ha). 1,000 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Estuaire de l'Orne, 1,000 ha).




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Estuaire de l'Orne. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/08/2022.