FR238
Moyenne Vallée de la Durance


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
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 1991 30-60 breeding pairs C6
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC winter 1991 500-1,000 individuals B1i, C3
Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis LC winter 1991 1,000-10,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Black Kite Milvus migrans LC breeding 1991 10-100 breeding pairs B2, C6
Calandra Lark Melanocorypha calandra 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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Verdon Parc naturel régional 192,333 protected area overlaps with site 0
Rivière Asse Arrêté de protection de biotope 352 protected area overlaps with site 0
Montagne Sainte Victoire Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 32,759 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Massif du Petit Luberon Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 17,049 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Luberon Parc naturel régional 184,801 protected area overlaps with site 0
La Durance Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 20,008 protected area overlaps with site 10,052
La Durance Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 15,920 protected area overlaps with site 6,118
L'Asse Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 21,844 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Biotope des grands rapaces du Lubéron Arrêté de protection de biotope 16,680 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest, Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
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 -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Moyenne Vallée de la Durance. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/08/2020.