Islands of the Golfe du Morbihan

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2001

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Southern Pintail Anas eatoni VU resident 1989 present A2
Northern Giant Petrel Macronectes halli LC breeding 1989 150 breeding pairs A1, A4ii
Blue Petrel Halobaena caerulea LC breeding 1989 100,000-200,000 breeding pairs A4ii
Grey Petrel Procellaria cinerea NT breeding 1989 5,000 breeding pairs A4ii
Kerguelen Tern Sterna virgata NT breeding - present A1
A4iii Species group - seabirds n/a breeding 1989 110,000-210,000 breeding pairs A4iii

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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Réserve Naturelle Nationale des Terres australes françaises/Réserve Naturelle Nationale des Terres australes françaises (Périmètre de protection de la ) Réserve Naturelle Nationale 166,277,389 protected area contains site 0
Réserve Naturelle Nationale des Terres Australes Française Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 2,270,000 protected area overlaps with site 0

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
not utilised -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Islands of the Golfe du Morbihan. Downloaded from on 27/03/2023.