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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

Key Biodiversity The area is important for species breeding in wet meadows. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Tetrax tetrax (passage).

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 


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 (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Vallée du Fouzon. Downloaded from on 25/10/2016

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