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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 http://www.birdlife.org on 13/08/2022.