Vallée de la Charente : amont d'Angoulême

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A river valley with wet meadows, Populus plantations and arable fields.

Key biodiversity
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are the conversion of wet meadows into arable fields and the destruction of nests and young Crex crex due to early mowing. An agri-environment scheme is now in operation in the area.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vallée de la Charente : amont d'Angoulême. Downloaded from on 26/11/2020.