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Location France, Poitou-Charentes
Central coordinates 0o 12.00' East  46o 40.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 10,250 ha
Altitude 80 - 100m
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
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax breeding  1996  18 breeding pairs  C6  Near Threatened 
Burhinus oedicnemus breeding  1991  30-45 breeding pairs  C6  Not Recognised 
Ortolan Bunting Emberiza hortulana breeding  1991  10 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
PLAINES DU MIREBALAIS ET DU NEUVILLOIS - FR5412018 Birds Directive 37,430 protected area overlaps with site 7,493  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Artificial - terrestrial Arable land  -

Land use

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

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2015) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Plaines de Mirebeau et de Neuville-du-Poitou. Downloaded from on 01/03/2015

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