Marais et forêt d'Olonne

Country/territory: France

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2000)
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Area: 3,250 ha

Protection status:

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description
The site consists of saltwater lagoons, beaches, saltwater marshes, woodland and arable land.

Key biodiversity
The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds on passage, on a regular basis. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (wintering).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Marais et forêt d'Olonne. Downloaded from on 18/06/2021.