Iles Chausey

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
Islands in the Baie du Mont-St-Michel with rocky coasts, sand and shingle-beaches, scrub, grassland and arable land.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding seabirds.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
There is disturbance from tourism and sailing.

Protected areas
National High International High18,054 ha of IBA covered by Hunting Reserve (Iles Chausey Maritime, 18,000 ha). 54 ha of IBA covered by Hunting Reserve (Iles Chausey terrestre, 54 ha). 90 ha of IBA covered by Private Reserve (90 ha). 18,000 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Iles Chausey, 18,000 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Iles Chausey. Downloaded from on 02/10/2023.