email a friend
printable version
Location France, Pays de la Loire
Central coordinates 1o 30.00' West  47o 18.00' North
IBA criteria B1i, C3
Area 2,700 ha
Altitude 5 - 10m
Year of IBA assessment 2000

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description The site includes marshes, reedbeds (Phragmites) and aquatic vegetation.

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Northern Pintail Anas acuta passage  1991  500-4,000 individuals  B1i, C3  Least Concern 
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata winter  1991  500-2,500 individuals  B1i, C3  Least Concern 

Protected areas

Protected area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)  
Acquisitions par la LPO-Loire-Atlantique Private Reserve 150 protected area contained by site 150  
FR030 Hunting Reserve 69 protected area contained by site 69  
LPO-BirdLife parcels - FR030 Private Reserve 150 protected area contained by site 150  


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Water fringe vegetation  100%

Land use

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

Protection status National Low International None69 ha of IBA covered by 3 Hunting Reserves (total area 69 ha). 150 ha Private Reserve (LPO-BirdLife, 150 ha).

Contribute  Please click here to help BirdLife conserve the world's birds - your data for this IBA and others are vital for helping protect the environment.

Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Marais de Mazerolles-Petit Mars. Downloaded from on 21/10/2016

To provide new information to update this factsheet or to correct any errors, please email BirdLife