Brenne: Forêt de la Petite-Brenne

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
An area of deciduous woodland, ponds, heathland, wet grassland and bocage.

Key biodiversity
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.

Protected areas
National None International High12,560 ha of IBA covered by Ramsar Site (La Brenne, 140,000 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Brenne: Forêt de la Petite-Brenne. Downloaded from on 16/08/2022.