IBA criteria met: A4i, A4iv, B1i, B1iv, C2, C5, C6 (2000)
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Area: 12,200 ha
Site description (baseline)
The site consists of heathland and grassland, arable land and woodland.
This is an important site for passage and wintering Grus grus and breeding raptors. The site is a major migratory bottleneck, where more than 20,000 Grus grus regularly pass.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Champ de Tir du Poteau. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2159 on 01/06/2023.