FR014
Golfe du Morbihan et Etier de Penerf


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
Brent Goose Branta bernicla LC winter 1997 4,860-8,360 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator LC winter 1997 1,530-1,965 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator LC passage 1997 2,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna LC winter 1997 2,450-4,250 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC winter 1997 180-652 individuals B1i, C3
Northern Pintail Anas acuta LC winter 1997 1,075-2,350 individuals B1i, C3
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis LC winter 1997 970-1,493 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC passage 1997 20-60 individuals B1i, C2
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC breeding 1991 50-100 breeding pairs C6
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC winter 1997 515-905 individuals B1i, B2, C2
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC breeding 1997 140-142 breeding pairs B3, C6
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC breeding 1995 54 breeding pairs C6
Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola LC winter 1997 1,720-2,510 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Dunlin Calidris alpina LC winter 1997 15,200-29,780 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C3
Common Redshank Tringa totanus LC passage 1997 1,000-2,000 individuals B1i, C3
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus LC breeding 1991 100-500 breeding pairs B3
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 1991 50-200 breeding pairs C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 1991 5-8 breeding pairs C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1997 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii, C4

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Zone de tranquilité pour l'avifaune de l'ouest du golfe du Morbihan Arrêté de protection de biotope 473 protected area contained by site 0
Treac'h er Goured Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 52 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rivière de Penerf; marais de Suscinio Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,912 protected area overlaps with site 3,126
Rivière de Pénerf Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,495 protected area overlaps with site 4,495
RIVES DU VINCIN Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 43 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ria d'Etel Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,259 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Pointes Nord de la Presqu'Ile de Rhuys Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 10 protected area overlaps with site 0
POINTE DES POULAINS Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 15 protected area overlaps with site 0
POINTE DES EMIGRES Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 30 protected area overlaps with site 0
Plateau du Four Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,208 protected area contained by site 0
Mor Braz Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 40,276 protected area contained by site 39,490
Massif dunaire Gâvres-Quiberon et zones humides associées Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,818 protected area overlaps with site 0
Massif dunaire Gavres-Quiberon et zones humides associées Marine Protected Area (OSPAR) 6,800 protected area overlaps with site 0
MARAIS SINAGOTS Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 355 protected area overlaps with site 0
Marais salants de Guérande; traicts du Croisic, dunes de Pen Bron Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 3,622 protected area overlaps with site 389
Marais salants de Guérande; traicts du Croisic et dunes de Pen-Bron Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,376 protected area overlaps with site 0
Marais salants de Guérande et du Més Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 5,200 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Marais du Mès; baie et dunes de Pont-Mahé, étang du Pont de Fer Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,688 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Marais du Mès; baie et dunes de Pont-Mahé, étang du Pont de Fer Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,688 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Marais de Séné Réserve naturelle nationale 410 protected area overlaps with site 410
MARAIS DE PENERF Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 40 protected area overlaps with site 0
MARAIS DE PEN AN TOUL Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 38 protected area is adjacent to site 0
MARAIS DE NOYALO Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 6 protected area overlaps with site 0
Marais de Duer Arrêté de protection de biotope 21 protected area contained by site 0
landes et Prairies de L'Ile aux Moines Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 53 protected area contained by site 0
KERPENHIR - LOPEREC Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 103 protected area overlaps with site 0
ILUR Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 38 protected area contained by site 0
Ilots du golfe du Morbihan et abords Arrêté de protection de biotope 50 protected area overlaps with site 0
Ilot de Rion Arrêté de protection de biotope 2 protected area contained by site 0
Iles Houat-Hoëdic Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 17,322 protected area overlaps with site 16,870
Iles Houat-Hoedic Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 17,770 protected area overlaps with site 0
ILE DUMET Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 8 protected area contained by site 0
ILE AUX CHEVAUX Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 4 protected area contained by site 0
Golfe du Morbihan; côte ouest de Rhuys Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 20,577 protected area overlaps with site 13,950
Golfe du Morbihan, côte Ouest de Rhuys Marine Protected Area (OSPAR) 20,500 protected area overlaps with site 0
Golfe du Morbihan Parc naturel régional 64,125 protected area overlaps with site 0
Golfe du Morbihan Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 9,502 protected area overlaps with site 7,123
Golfe du Morbihan Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 23,000 protected area overlaps with site 18,800
Golfe du Morbihan Réserve nationale de chasse et de faune sauvage 7,358 protected area contained by site 1,500
FR014 Private Reserve 30 protected area contained by site 30
Estuaire de la Vilaine Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,769 protected area is adjacent to site 0
DUNES ET MARAIS DU FORT Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 37 protected area overlaps with site 0
COTE SAUVAGE Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 201 protected area overlaps with site 0
Belle Île en mer Marine Protected Area (OSPAR) 17,300 protected area overlaps with site 0
Belle Ile en mer Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 17,331 protected area overlaps with site 0
Baie de Vilaine Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 6,851 protected area overlaps with site 1,853
Baie de Quiberon Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 905 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Heathland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water, Water fringe vegetation -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
Coastline Sea cliffs and rocky shores, Rock stacks and islets, Lagoons, Mud flats & sand flats, Salt marshes, Shingle & stony beaches -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Golfe du Morbihan et Etier de Penerf. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/07/2020.