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Location France, Centre
Central coordinates 2o 14.00' East  47o 9.00' North
IBA criteria A1, C1, C6
Area 2,200 ha
Altitude 115 - 120m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux



Site description The site contains rivers associated riverine vegetation, wet grasslands, Populus groves, arable land and scrub.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1995  20 breeding pairs  A1, C1, C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
VALLEE DE l'YEVRE - FR2410004 Birds Directive 541 protected area overlaps with site 505  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands; Mesophile grasslands  -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams; Water fringe vegetation  -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes; Perennial crops, orchards and groves; Ruderal land  -

Land use

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

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vallée de l'Yèvre. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/08/2014

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