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Location France, Centre
Central coordinates 2o 20.00' East  47o 54.00' North
IBA criteria B2, C6
Area 40,400 ha
Altitude 146 m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux



Site description An area of mixed and coniferous forests, ponds, heathland and streams.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus breeding  1991  10 breeding pairs  B2, C6  Least Concern 
Osprey Pandion haliaetus breeding  1996  5 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Eurasian Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus breeding  1991  10-100 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Dendrocopos medius breeding  1991  10-100 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Black woodpecker Dryocopus martius breeding  1991  10-100 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
FORET D'ORLEANS - FR2410018 Birds Directive 32,177 protected area contained by site 32,177  
FORET D'ORLEANS ET PERIPHERIE - FR2400524 Habitats Directive 2,445 protected area overlaps with site 2,093  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland  100%

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry 100%
urban/industrial/transport -

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Forêt d'Orléans: massifs d'Ingrannes et de Lorris. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/07/2014

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