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Location France, Bretagne
Central coordinates 4o 38.00' West  48o 16.00' North
IBA criteria B3, C6
Area 259,396 ha
Altitude 0 - 10m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description An area of coastal cliffs, open sea and rocky islets.

Key Biodiversity The site is important for breeding seabirds.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
European Storm-petrel Hydrobates pelagicus breeding  1991  30-50 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
European Shag Phalacrocorax aristotelis breeding  1991  410 breeding pairs  B3  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Camaret - FR5312004 Birds Directive 1,274 protected area contains site 1,274  
COTES DE CROZON - FR5302006 Habitats Directive 10,212 protected area overlaps with site 1,121  
Ouessant-Molène - FR5310072 Birds Directive 77,288 protected area overlaps with site 45,570  
Presqu'île de Crozon Hunting Reserve 1,200 protected area contained by site 1,200  
PRESQU'ILE DE CROZON - FR5300019 Habitats Directive 4,423 protected area is adjacent to site 0  
Presqu'île de Crozon-Ilots des Tas de Pois et le T Private Reserve 3 protected area contained by site 3  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Sea Open Sea  -
Coastline Rock stacks and islets; Sea cliffs and rocky shores  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
urban/industrial/transport -

Protection status National High International None1,200 ha of IBA covered by Hunting Reserve (Presqu'île de Crozon, 1,200 ha). 3 ha of IBA covered by Private Reserve (Presqu'île de Crozon, Ilots des Tas de Pois et Rochers du Toulinguet, 3 ha).

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Presqu'île de Crozon, Tas de Pois et Rochers du Toulinguet. Downloaded from on 28/02/2015

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