Lakes with marshes, surrounded by woodlands, wet meadows, grassland and arable land.
This is an important site for birds breeding in reedbeds (Phragmites) and forests. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (passage); Haliaeetus albicilla (passage, wintering); Crex crex (breeding).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Etangs d'Argonne. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/07/2020.