FR058
Marais de la Souche


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
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC breeding 1991 8-10 breeding pairs C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 1991 6-10 breeding pairs C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 1991 12 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)
Marais de Vesles-et-Caumont Réserve naturelle nationale 109 protected area overlaps with site 109
Marais de la Souche Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,747 protected area overlaps with site 2,496
Marais de la Souche Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,410 protected area overlaps with site 2,220
Les Terrains Julien Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 17 protected area contained by site 0
Les Communaux Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 45 protected area contained by site 0
Le Grand Marais Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 19 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation, Fens, transition mires and springs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Marais de la Souche. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 21/10/2020.