Year of compilation: 2000
The site includes open sea, mudflats, sandy beaches, saltmarsh and wet meadows.
This site is important for passage waterbirds.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Hunting pressure is increasing and leads to disturbance.
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).
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Estuaire de l'Orne. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2022.