Ile de Goulmedec

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
Little Tern Sternula albifrons LC breeding 1991 10-12 breeding pairs C6
Roseate Tern Sterna dougallii LC breeding 1996 present B2
Sandwich Tern Thalasseus sandvicensis LC breeding 1991 2-50 breeding pairs C6

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)
Goulmedec Hunting Reserve 490 protected area contained by site 490
Côte de Granit rose-Sept-Iles Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 72,140 protected area contains site 600
Côte de Granit Rose-Sept Iles Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 69,602 protected area overlaps with site 600
Côte de Granit rose - Sept-Iles Marine Protected Area (OSPAR) 69,500 protected area overlaps with site 0
Côte de Granit rose - Sept-Îles Marine Protected Area (OSPAR) 72,200 protected area contains site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea Open Sea -
Coastline Shingle & stony beaches, Rock stacks and islets -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ile de Goulmedec. Downloaded from on 25/06/2021.