Domaine d'Orx

Country/territory: France

IBA criteria met: A4iii, B1i, B2, C3, C4, C6 (2000)
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Area: 4,250 ha

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description (baseline)
A lake, Pinus forests, heathland, marshes, wet meadows and cultivated fields.

Key biodiversity
The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds in winter, on a regular basis (including Fulica atra 2,562; Vanellus vanellus 3,500). Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (wintering); Haliaeetus albicilla (wintering); Acrocephalus paludicola (passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Domaine d'Orx. Downloaded from on 10/06/2023.