Barrage d'Artix et Saligue du Gave de Pau

Country/territory: France

IBA Criteria met: C2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 3,200 ha

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description
A reservoir, marshes, and wet forest along the River Pau, with some woodland and arable land. Human activities include agriculture, fishing, tourism (including boating), and gravel extraction.

Key biodiversity
Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (wintering).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Barrage d'Artix et Saligue du Gave de Pau. Downloaded from on 20/03/2023.