FR073
Vallée de l'Aisne


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
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC passage 1991 150-800 individuals B1i, C3
Northern Pintail Anas acuta LC passage 1991 300-1,200 individuals B1i, C3
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1994 9 breeding pairs C6
Northern Lapwing Vanellus vanellus NT passage 1991 20,000-80,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus LC breeding 1991 6-8 breeding pairs C6
Red Kite Milvus milvus NT breeding 1991 6-10 breeding pairs C6
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC breeding 1991 20-50 breeding pairs C6
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC breeding 1991 50-150 breeding pairs C6
Bluethroat Cyanecula svecica LC breeding 1991 2-6 breeding pairs C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1991 50,000-99,999 individuals A4iii, C4

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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vallée de l'Aisne en aval de Château Porcien Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,448 protected area contained by site 1,448
Vallée de l'Aisne à Mouron Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 385 protected area contained by site 385
Prairies de la vallée de l'Aisne Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,242 protected area overlaps with site 4,242
Prairie de la vallée de l'Aisne (08) - les Dix Fauchées Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 16 protected area contained by site 0
Prairie de la vallée de l'Aisne (08) - le Repaire et le Calvados Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 2 protected area contained by site 0
Prairie de la vallée de l'Aisne (08) - le Long Pré Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 5 protected area contained by site 0
Prairie de la vallée de l'Aisne (08) - le Chemin de la Communauté Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 8 protected area contained by site 0
Prairie de la vallée de l'Aisne (08) - la Lisière et l'Armageat Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 13 protected area contained by site 0
Forêt alluviale d'Attigny Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 4 protected area contained by site 0
Confluence des vallées de l'Aisne et de l'Aire Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,142 protected area contained by site 2,142

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vallée de l'Aisne. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/08/2020.