Marais de Fontenay-le-Vicomte et d'Itteville

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
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 1991 10 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)
Marais des basses vallées de la Juine et de l'Essonne Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 397 protected area contained by site 397
Marais de Fontenay-le-vicomte Arrêté de protection de biotope 280 protected area contained by site 0
Marais d'Itteville et de Fontenay-le-Vicomte Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 522 protected area overlaps with site 522
Le Grand marais Arrêté de protection de biotope 80 protected area contained by site 0


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Urban parks and gardens, Ruderal land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Marais de Fontenay-le-Vicomte et d'Itteville. Downloaded from on 28/06/2022.