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Location France, Poitou-Charentes
Central coordinates 0o 4.00' East  46o 54.00' North
IBA criteria C6
Area 6,550 ha
Altitude 50 - 90m
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  12 breeding pairs  C6  Near Threatened 

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 3,472  

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: Plaine de Saint-Jean-de-Sauves. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/12/2014

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