Year of compilation: 2000
The site contains a river with oxbow lakes, a reservoir, riverine forest, marshes, reedbeds (Phragmites
plantations and abandoned fields.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Oxbow lakes are drying out as a result of being used to irrigate surrounding fields. Agricultural pollution and the extension of gravel-pits are the other main threats.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vallée de la Garonne : méandre de Grisolles. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 28/09/2020.