Plaine calcaire du sud Vendée

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
The site contains cereal crops, dry meadows, woodlots, bocages and abandoned fields.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for species of open agricultural landscapes. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Tetrax tetrax (passage).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Water pollution from agricultural run-off, over-exploitation of water resources as a result of irrigation, and ongoing highway construction, are the main threats.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Plaine calcaire du sud Vendée. Downloaded from on 06/08/2020.