Etang de Capestang

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A lake and marshes with aquatic vegetation.

Key biodiversity
The site is particularly important for species found in reedbeds (Phragmites).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Illegal night hunting using decoys, water-level management and industrial and urban pollution, all threaten the site.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Etang de Capestang. Downloaded from on 13/08/2022.