FR034
Falaise du Bessin


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

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)
POINTE DU HOC Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 26 protected area contained by site 0
Marais du Cotentin et du Bessin Parc naturel régional 147,619 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Falaise du Bessin Occidental Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,200 protected area contained by site 1,200
Falaise du Bessin Occidental Marine Protected Area (OSPAR) 1,200 protected area contained by site 0
Baie de Seine occidentale Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 44,488 protected area overlaps with site 441
Baie de Seine occidentale Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 45,566 protected area overlaps with site 1,512
Baie de Seine occidentale Marine Protected Area (OSPAR) 45,500 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Heathland -
Sea Open Sea -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
tourism/recreation -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Falaise du Bessin. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/11/2020.