Sologne Bourbonnaise

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
The area includes broadleaved forests, meadows, hedgerows, bocages, ponds, rivers and marshes.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding and wintering waterbirds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (passage, wintering); Haliaeetus albicilla (passage, wintering); Aquila clanga (wintering); Acrocephalus paludicola (passage).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The major reported threats include agricultural pollution (pesticides and fertilizers) and disturbance caused by hunting and fishing.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sologne Bourbonnaise. Downloaded from on 05/12/2022.