FR145
Gorges de la Dordogne


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
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus LC breeding 1991 50-75 breeding pairs C6
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus LC breeding 1991 14 breeding pairs B2, C6
Red Kite Milvus milvus LC breeding 1991 20 breeding pairs C6
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding 1991 7 breeding pairs C6
Milvus migrans NR breeding 1991 50 breeding pairs C6
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus LC breeding 1991 10 breeding pairs B2, C6
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC breeding 1991 10-100 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)
Volcans d'Auvergne Parc naturel régional 388,953 protected area overlaps with site 0
Vallée de la Dordogne sur l'ensemble de son cours et affluents Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 7,620 protected area overlaps with site 1,858
Tunnels des Gorges du Chavanon Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 545 protected area contained by site 471
Ruisseaux de la région de Neuvic Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 149 protected area is adjacent to site 2
Rivières à écrevisses à pattes blanches Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 155 protected area overlaps with site 0
RIVE AUVERGNATE DU LAC DE BORT LES ORGUES Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 9 protected area contained by site 0
PORT DIEU Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 144 protected area contained by site 0
Millevaches en Limousin Parc naturel régional 317,604 protected area overlaps with site 0
Lacs et rivières à loutres Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 241 protected area overlaps with site 87
Gorges de la Dordogne; de l'Auze et de la Sumène Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,206 protected area overlaps with site 2,380
Gorges de la Dordogne Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 46,037 protected area overlaps with site 36,251
Entre Sumène et Mars Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 726 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Bois sur pente du Moulin de Blédou Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 8 protected area contained by site 0
Bois de Pente de Saint Projet Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 9 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Shrubland Heathland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gorges de la Dordogne. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/08/2022.