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Brenne centrale


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
Common Pochard Aythya ferina VU winter 1997 540-5,137 individuals B1i, C3
Common Pochard Aythya ferina VU passage 1997 1,000-4,000 individuals B1i, C3
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC winter 1997 259-1,427 individuals B1i, C3
Northern Shoveler Spatula clypeata LC passage 1997 600 individuals B1i, C3
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC winter 1997 33-818 individuals B1i, C3
Gadwall Mareca strepera LC passage 1997 100-300 individuals B1i, C3
European Nightjar Caprimulgus europaeus LC breeding 1991 15-25 breeding pairs C6
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 1997 500-5,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC breeding 1997 30-35 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 1995 8-12 breeding pairs C6
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 1994 35-45 breeding pairs C6
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 1994 150 breeding pairs C2, C6
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC breeding 1997 15-20 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus LC breeding 1991 10-15 breeding pairs C6
Black-winged Stilt Himantopus himantopus LC breeding 1995 6-7 breeding pairs C6
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida LC breeding 1996 650-670 breeding pairs A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C6
Whiskered Tern Chlidonias hybrida LC passage 1996 1,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Black Tern Chlidonias niger LC breeding 1996 7-8 breeding pairs C6
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus LC breeding 1991 8-15 breeding pairs C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 1991 55-60 breeding pairs C6
Black Kite Milvus migrans LC breeding 1991 15-20 breeding pairs C6
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC breeding 1991 50-75 breeding pairs C6
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC breeding 1991 50-75 breeding pairs C6
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes n/a passage 1997 500-5,000 individuals B1iv, C5
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a winter 1997 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii, C4
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1997 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii, C4

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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Terres et étangs de Brenne, Massé, Foucault Regional Nature Reserve 319 protected area contained by site 0
La Brenne Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 140,000 protected area contains site 22,000
Grande Brenne Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 58,052 protected area overlaps with site 22,000
FRN057 Hunting Reserve 112 protected area contained by site 112
Etang Massé (L') Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 137 protected area contained by site 0
Chérine Réserve naturelle nationale 370 protected area contained by site 145
Brenne Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 58,311 protected area overlaps with site 22,000
Brenne Parc naturel régional 182,835 protected area contains site 0
Brandes de Bellebouche (Les) Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 37 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Mixed woodland -
Shrubland Heathland -
Grassland Dry siliceous grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Ruderal land -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Brenne centrale. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/08/2020.