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Traicts et marais salants de la Presqu'île Guérandaise


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
Brent Goose Branta bernicla LC winter 1997 1,758-3,785 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Common Shelduck Tadorna tadorna LC winter 1997 2,065-3,748 individuals B1i, C3
Greater Scaup Aythya marila LC winter 1997 4-62 individuals B2
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC winter 1997 15-2,300 individuals B1i, C3
Northern Pintail Anas acuta LC winter 1997 201-610 individuals B1i, C3
Egretta garzetta NR winter 1997 522-1,902 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Egretta garzetta NR breeding 1997 77 breeding pairs C6
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC winter 1997 633-2,000 individuals A4i, B1i, B2, C2
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC breeding 1997 175-178 breeding pairs B3, C6
Himantopus himantopus NR breeding 1996 113 breeding pairs C6
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres LC winter 1997 693-1,240 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Larus argentatus NR winter 1997 520-26,713 individuals B1i
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 1979 180-210 breeding pairs C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 1979 300-400 breeding pairs C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 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)
Traicts du Croisic Hunting Reserve 550 protected area contained by site 550
Marais salants de Guérande, traicts du Croisic, dunes de Pen Bron Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 346 protected area overlaps with site 2,854
Marais salants de Guérande, traicts du Croisic et dunes de Pen-Bron Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,376 protected area overlaps with site 2,908
Marais salants de Guérande et du Més Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 5,200 protected area overlaps with site 4,650
Marais du Mès, baie et dunes de Pont-Mahé, étang du Pont de Fer, île Dumet Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 5,157 protected area overlaps with site 1,209
Marais du Mès, baie et dunes de Pont-Mahé, étang du Pont de Fer Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,085 protected area overlaps with site 1,206

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Shrubland Heathland -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches, Salt marshes, Mud flats & sand flats -
Sea Sea inlets and coastal features -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Traicts et marais salants de la Presqu'île Guérandaise. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/05/2019.