FR137
Mars sur Allier


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
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 1991 130 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus LC breeding 1991 11 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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vallées de la Loire et de l'Allier entre Mornay-sur-Allier et Neuvy-sur-Loire Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 13,815 protected area overlaps with site 710
Vallées de la Loire et de l'Allier Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,069 protected area overlaps with site 379
Val d'Allier Bourguignon Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 951 protected area overlaps with site 261
FR144 Hunting Reserve 150 protected area contained by site 150

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mars sur Allier. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/06/2022.