Year of compilation: 2000
An area of deciduous woodland, ponds, heathland, wet grassland and bocage.
The site is important for forest, heathland and wetland birds.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The abandonment of cattle-raising and the intensification of fishing activities are the main threats.
High12,560 ha of IBA covered by Ramsar Site (La Brenne, 140,000 ha).
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Brenne: Forêt de la Petite-Brenne. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 16/08/2022.