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Location France, Ile de France
Central coordinates 2o 56.00' East  48o 30.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 4,350 ha
Altitude 100 - 128m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux



Site description The site has deciduous forest with lakes, a river, mesophile meadows, bocage and arable fields.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus breeding  1991  10 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
MASSIF DE VILLEFERMOY - FR1112001 Birds Directive 4,790 protected area overlaps with site 3,789  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland  -
Grassland Mesophile grasslands  -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams; Standing freshwater  -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Perennial crops, orchards and groves; Ruderal land  -

Land use

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

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Etang et Forêt de Villefermoy. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/08/2014

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