FR028
Marais et forêt d'Olonne


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
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC winter 1997 82-784 individuals B1i, C3
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC passage 1997 1,000-10,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Northern Pintail Anas acuta LC winter 1997 387-973 individuals B1i, C3
Northern Pintail Anas acuta LC passage 1997 1,000-10,000 individuals B1i, C3
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus LC breeding 1991 10-100 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC passage 1997 100-500 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC winter 1997 128-375 individuals B2
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC breeding 1997 400 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B3, C2, C6
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC passage 1997 250-750 individuals B1i, C2
Whimbrel Numenius phaeopus LC passage 1991 10,000-20,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Black-tailed Godwit Limosa limosa NT passage 1991 1,000-10,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Common Redshank Tringa totanus LC passage 1997 1,000-10,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Black Kite Milvus migrans LC breeding 1991 10-100 breeding pairs B2, C6
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC breeding 1991 10-100 breeding pairs C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Secteur marin de l'île d'Yeu jusqu'au continent Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 245,410 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Secteur de l'île d'Yeu Marine Protected Area (OSPAR) 245,000 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Marais D'olonne Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 116 protected area contained by site 0
L'Ileau de Champclou Arrêté de protection de biotope 4 protected area contained by site 0
Dunes; forêt et marais d'Olonne Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,889 protected area overlaps with site 2,344
Dunes; forêt et marais d'Olonne Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,884 protected area overlaps with site 2,344
Chanteloup Réserve de chasse approuvée 37 protected area contained by site 40

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest, Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Heathland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Standing brackish and salt water, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Ruderal land -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches, Lagoons -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Marais et forêt d'Olonne. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/08/2020.