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Location France, Poitou-Charentes
Central coordinates 0o 31.00' West  46o 7.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 3,500 ha
Altitude 20 - 255m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux



Site description The site includes ponds, moorlands, Quercus forests, marshes and aquatic vegetation, cereal fields and bocages.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio breeding  1991  20-30 breeding pairs  C6  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
REGION DE PRESSAC, ETANG DE COMBOURG - FR5412019 Birds Directive 3,359 protected area contained by site 3,359  

Habitats

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

Land use

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

Protection status National None International None

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Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2014) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Region de Pressac, étang de Combourg. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/09/2014

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