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Etangs de Citis, Lavalduc, Engrenier, Pourra, l'Estomac, Fos et salines de Rassuen et de Fos


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
Common Pochard Aythya ferina VU winter 1997 2,232-12,559 individuals B1i, C3
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula LC winter 1997 2,116-6,125 individuals B1i, C3
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis LC winter 1997 5-6,415 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Black-necked Grebe Podiceps nigricollis LC passage 1997 3,000-4,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Phoenicopterus ruber NR winter 1997 325-1,807 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC winter 1997 4-1,730 individuals B1i, C3
Pied Avocet Recurvirostra avosetta LC breeding 1997 10 breeding pairs C6
Himantopus himantopus NR breeding 1991 10-100 breeding pairs C6
Himantopus himantopus NR passage 1991 100-500 individuals B1i, C2
Larus cachinnans NR winter 1997 453-5,768 individuals A4i, B1i, C3

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)
Étangs entre Istres et Fos Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 4,292 protected area overlaps with site 573

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Standing brackish and salt water, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Coastline Lagoons -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Etangs de Citis, Lavalduc, Engrenier, Pourra, l'Estomac, Fos et salines de Rassuen et de Fos. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/11/2019.