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Lac de Grand-Lieu


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
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC winter 1997 1,800-4,000 individuals B1i, C3
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC passage 1997 3,000-5,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC breeding 1997 40-50 breeding pairs B2
Northern Pintail Anas acuta LC passage 1997 1,000-1,200 individuals B1i, C3
Common Coot Fulica atra LC passage 1997 20,000 individuals B1i, C3
Eurasian Spoonbill Platalea leucorodia LC breeding 1991 10-15 breeding pairs B1i, B2, C2, C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 1991 1-10 breeding pairs C6
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 1994 55 breeding pairs C6
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 1991 40-80 breeding pairs C2, C6
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC breeding 1991 180 breeding pairs C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 1997 20-40 breeding pairs C6
Black Kite Milvus migrans LC breeding 1991 15-25 breeding pairs C6
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1997 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii, C4

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)
RIVES NORD DU LAC DE GRAND LIEU Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 49 protected area overlaps with site 0
PRES DE SAINT-LUMINE ET DE SAINT-MARS Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 23 protected area contained by site 0
Lac de Grand-Lieu Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 6,300 protected area overlaps with site 5,600
Lac de Grand-Lieu Réserve naturelle nationale 2,695 protected area contained by site 2,694
Lac de Grand-Lieu Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,292 protected area overlaps with site 5,600
Lac de Grand-Lieu Réserve naturelle régionale 656 protected area contained by site 0
Lac de Grand Lieu Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 5,746 protected area overlaps with site 5,600
LAC DE GRAND LIEU Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 2,775 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland -
Shrubland Heathland -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial 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: Lac de Grand-Lieu. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/07/2020.