|Central coordinates||4o 36.00' West 48o 5.00' North|
|IBA criteria||B3, C7|
|Altitude||0 - 20m|
|Year of IBA assessment||2000|
Ornithological information The site supports several important seabird colonies.
Site description A stretch of rocky coastline with cliffs, rocky islets, heathland and open sea.
|Species||Season||Period||Population estimate||Quality of estimate||IBA Criteria||IUCN Category|
|European Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis||breeding||1991||200 breeding pairs||-||B3||Least Concern|
|Protected area||Designation||Area (ha)||Relationship with IBA||Overlap with IBA (ha)|
|Cap Sizun||Hunting Reserve||500||protected area contained by site||500|
|CAP SIZUN - FR5300020||Habitats Directive||2,841||protected area overlaps with site||121|
|Cap Sizun - FR5310055||Birds Directive||566||protected area overlaps with site||530|
|FR009||Private Reserve||30||protected area contained by site||30|
|IUCN habitat||Habitat detail||Extent (% of site)|
|Coastline||Rock stacks and islets; Sea cliffs and rocky shores; Shingle & stony beaches||-|
|Land-use||Extent (% of site)|
Management considerations Oil pollution (`Other' threats, above) and fishing nets are responsible for declines in populations of auks (Alcidae).
Protection status National High International High500 ha of IBA covered by Hunting Reserve (Cap Sizun, 500 ha). 30 ha of IBA covered by Private Reserve (30 ha). 530 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Cap Sizun, 530 ha).
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Recommended citation BirdLife International (2013) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cap Sizun. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/05/2013
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