FR153
Vallée de la Loire: Pit majeur d'Iguerande à Décize


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Little Bustard Tetrax tetrax NT passage 1991 25-100 individuals A1, C1
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 1991 100 breeding pairs C6
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC breeding 1991 1-10 breeding pairs C6
Little Tern Sternula albifrons LC breeding 1991 1-10 breeding pairs C6
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 1991 50-100 breeding pairs C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vallée de la Loire entre Imphy et Decize Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,850 protected area overlaps with site 101
VALLEE DE LA LOIRE ENTRE DEVAY ET DIGOIN - FR2600967 Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,974 protected area overlaps with site 2,677
Vallée de la Loire de Iguerande à Decize Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 23,643 protected area overlaps with site 22,738
VALLEE ALLUVIALE DE LA LOIRE - FR8301020 Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,937 protected area overlaps with site 2,617
VAL DE LOIRE DE IGUERANDE A DIGOIN - FR2600964 Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,709 protected area contained by site 4,709
Val de Loire Bourbonnais Regional Nature Reserve 308 protected area contained by site 0
Loire bourguignonne Regional Nature Reserve 740 protected area contained by site 0
Les Grands Verzianx Hunting Reserve 0 protected area contained by site 0
Le grand pré Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 7 protected area contained by site 0
Landes sèches et milieux tourbeux du bois du Breuil Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 356 protected area overlaps with site 158
Ile de brain Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 55 protected area overlaps with site 0
Bords de Loire entre Iguerande et Decize Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 11,453 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Shingle or stony beaches, Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vallée de la Loire: Pit majeur d'Iguerande à Décize. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/08/2020.