Etangs d'Argonne

Country/territory: France

IBA criteria met: B2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 44,100 ha

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description (2000 baseline)
Lakes with marshes, surrounded by woodlands, wet meadows, grassland and arable land.

Key biodiversity
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).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Etangs d'Argonne. Downloaded from on 24/02/2024.