FR177
Pointe de Grave


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
Red Knot Calidris canutus NT passage 1991 5,000 individuals B1i, C3
Osprey Pandion haliaetus LC passage 1991 1-10 individuals C6
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus LC passage 1991 100-650 individuals B1iv
Black Kite Milvus migrans LC passage 1991 1,000-1,600 individuals B1iv

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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Marais du Nord Médoc Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 23,987 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Marais du Bas Médoc Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 15,463 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Forêt de la Pointe de Grave Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 302 protected area overlaps with site 192
Estuaire de la Gironde et de la mer des Pertuis Parc naturel marin 650,000 protected area overlaps with site 0
Estuaire de la Gironde Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 61,080 protected area overlaps with site 79
DUNE DE GRAVE Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 48 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
other -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pointe de Grave. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2020.