A bay with mudflats and rocky islets, sand-dunes, two estuaries and sand and shingle beaches. Fishing and hunting are the main human activities.
This is an important site for wintering waterbirds and for a tern colony, with nationally important numbers of Sterna hirundo (110 pairs).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Estuaires du Trieux et du Jaudy. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/08/2020.