Basses Vallées Angevines

Country/territory: France

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3, C1, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2000)
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Area: 6,450 ha

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description
The site encompasses rivers, streams, wet meadows and Populus plantations.

Key biodiversity
This is the best site in France for breeding Crex crex. The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds on passage, on a regular basis.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Basses Vallées Angevines. Downloaded from on 04/08/2021.