Marais de la Baie d'Audierne

Country/territory: France

IBA criteria met: A1, A4i, B1i, C1, C3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 3,100 ha

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description (baseline)
Saltwater and freshwater lagoons with reedbeds (Phragmites), sand-dunes, beaches, rocky coast, wet meadows, agricultural and uncultivated land.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for passage and wintering waterbirds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Marais de la Baie d'Audierne. Downloaded from on 09/06/2023.