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Location France, Lorraine
Central coordinates 6o 20.00' East  49o 10.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 10,700 ha
Altitude 220 - 316m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux



Site description An area of cereal fields, deciduous woodlands, wet meadows, bocages and rivers.

Key Biodiversity This site is important for breeding raptors.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus breeding  1991  15 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius breeding  1991  1-10 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland  10%
Grassland Humid grasslands  5%
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams  -
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Other urban and industrial areas; Perennial crops, orchards and groves  77%

Land use

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

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Bazoncourt-Vigy. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/12/2014

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