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Location France, Poitou-Charentes
Central coordinates 0o 4.00' West  46o 50.00' North
IBA criteria A1, B2, B3, C1, C6
Area 12,400 ha
Altitude 60 - 120m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux



Site description Agricultural land.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus breeding  1991  50-60 breeding pairs  B3, C6  Least Concern 
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax breeding  1996  50 breeding pairs  A1, B2, C1, C6  Near Threatened 
Burhinus oedicnemus breeding  1991  60-80 breeding pairs  C6  Not Recognised 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
PLAINE D'OIRON-THENEZAY - FR5412014 Birds Directive 15,580 protected area overlaps with site 9,524  
PLAINES DU MIREBALAIS ET DU NEUVILLOIS - FR5412018 Birds Directive 37,430 protected area overlaps with site 2,168  

Habitats

IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land; Highly improved re-seeded landscapes  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport -
other -

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Plaines de Saint-Jouin de Marne et d'Assais-les-Jumeaux. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/12/2014

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