IBA criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, C3, C4 (2000)
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Area: 9,000 ha
Site description (baseline)
A bay with mudflats, rocky coastlines and beaches. Human activities include fishing, recreation (including sailing) and there is a harbour.
The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds in winter, on a regular basis (including Podiceps nigricollis 1,900; Anas penelope 2,270; Calidris alpina 4,815).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Rade de Brest: Baie de Daoulas et Anse du Poulmic. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2203 on 04/06/2023.