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Etang du Bagnas


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
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 1991 1-100 breeding pairs C2, 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
LE BAGNAS Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 679 protected area overlaps with site 0
Herbiers de l'étang de Thau Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,788 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Étang du Bagnas Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 675 protected area overlaps with site 471
Étang du Bagnas Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 675 protected area overlaps with site 471
Bagnas Réserve naturelle nationale 561 protected area overlaps with site 561

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water, Water fringe vegetation -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches, Salt marshes, Mud flats & sand flats, Lagoons -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Etang du Bagnas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2020.