Country/territory: France

IBA criteria met: A4i, B1i, C2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 2,430 ha

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description (baseline)
Lakes, Pinus forests, acid bogs, meadows, abandoned fields and industrial areas all occur in the site. The main human activity was mining, abandoned in 1995.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding raptors and wintering Grus grus. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Arjuzanx. Downloaded from on 29/05/2023.