Estuaire de l'Orne

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description (baseline)
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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Estuaire de l'Orne. Downloaded from on 07/06/2023.