Basse vallée de L'Indre

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Corncrake Crex crex LC breeding 1992 15-20 breeding pairs A1, C1, C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here

IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vallée de la Loire d'Indre-et-Loire Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 5,942 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Loire-Anjou-Touraine Parc naturel régional 272,025 protected area contains site 0
La Loire de Candes Saint Martin à Mosnes Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,556 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Basses vallées de la Vienne et de l'Indre Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 5,671 protected area overlaps with site 1,563


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Humid grasslands, Mesophile grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Basse vallée de L'Indre. Downloaded from on 14/04/2021.