Champ de Tir du Poteau

Country/territory: France

IBA criteria met: A4i, A4iv, B1i, B1iv, C2, C5, C6 (2000)
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Area: 12,200 ha

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description (baseline)
The site consists of heathland and grassland, arable land and woodland.

Key biodiversity
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.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Champ de Tir du Poteau. Downloaded from on 01/06/2023.