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Etang de Capestang


Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
A lake and marshes with aquatic vegetation.



Key biodiversity
The site is particularly important for species found in reedbeds (Phragmites).



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Illegal night hunting using decoys, water-level management and industrial and urban pollution, all threaten the site.



Protected areas
National None International None




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Etang de Capestang. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/etang-de-capestang-iba-france on 04/10/2023.