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Location France, Centre
Central coordinates 1o 30.00' East  47o 16.00' North
IBA criteria A1, C1, C6
Area 700 ha
Altitude 100 m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux



Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Corncrake Crex crex breeding  1991  14-30 breeding pairs  A1, C1, C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Prairies du Fouzon - FR2410015 Birds Directive 1,693 protected area overlaps with site 333  
VALLEE DU CHER ET COTEAUX, FORET DE GROSBOIS - FR2400561 Habitats Directive 1,700 protected area overlaps with site 332  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Grassland Humid grasslands  -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams  -
Artificial - terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards and groves; Ruderal land  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vallée du Fouzon. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/10/2014

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