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
Egretta garzetta NR 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
Himantopus himantopus NR 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)
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) 77,288 protected area overlaps with site 4,495
Mor Braz Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 55,826 protected area contained by site 39,490
Marais salants de Guérande, traicts du Croisic, dunes de Pen Bron Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 346 protected area overlaps with site 389
Marais de Séné National Nature Reserve 410 protected area contained by site 410
Iles Houat-Hoëdic Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,274 protected area contained by site 16,870
Golfe du Morbihan, côte ouest de Rhuys Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 20,609 protected area overlaps with site 13,950
Golfe du Morbihan National Hunting and Wildlife Reserve 7,358 protected area contained by site 1,500
Golfe du Morbihan Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 8,104 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
FR014 Private Reserve 30 protected area contained by site 30
Baie de Vilaine Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 91,438 protected area overlaps with site 1,853

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 (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Golfe du Morbihan et Etier de Penerf. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/11/2019.