Marais de Manteyer

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
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana LC breeding 1991 5-50 breeding pairs B3, C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 1991 5-50 breeding pairs B2, 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

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Marais de Manteyer et de la roche des Arnauds Arrêté de protection de biotope 62 protected area overlaps with site 0
Marais de Manteyer Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 66 protected area contained by site 56
FR265 Hunting Reserve 62 protected area contained by site 62


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Heathland -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Marais de Manteyer. Downloaded from on 12/08/2022.