FR069
Etangs d'Argonne


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Eurasian Bittern Botaurus stellaris LC breeding 1991 8-12 breeding pairs C6
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 1991 6-15 breeding pairs C6
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus LC breeding 1991 20-30 breeding pairs C6
Booted Eagle Hieraaetus pennatus LC breeding 1991 1-3 breeding pairs B2, C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC breeding 1991 12-15 breeding pairs C6
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus LC breeding 1991 6-10 breeding pairs C6
Red Kite Milvus milvus LC breeding 1991 6-10 breeding pairs C6
Milvus migrans NR breeding 1991 12-15 breeding pairs C6
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC breeding 1991 8-15 breeding pairs C6
Grey-faced Woodpecker Picus canus LC breeding 1991 4-15 breeding pairs C6
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius LC breeding 1991 10-15 breeding pairs C6
Middle Spotted Woodpecker Leiopicus medius LC breeding 1991 15-30 breeding pairs C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Partie amont du Ruisseau de la Biesme Arrêté de protection de biotope 28 protected area overlaps with site 0
Mares du Hardillon Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 1 protected area contained by site 0
Forêts et étangs d'Argonne et vallée de l'Ornain Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 15,308 protected area overlaps with site 6,151
Forêts des Argonnelles Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,030 protected area contained by site 1,030
Forêt domaniale de Beaulieu Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 573 protected area overlaps with site 66
Etangs de la Champagne humide Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 255,800 protected area overlaps with site 0
Etangs de Champagne humide: CA02+CA05 Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 135,000 protected area overlaps with site 44,100
Étangs de Belval; d'Etoges et de la Grande Rouillie Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 280 protected area contained by site 280
Étangs de Belval-en-Argonne Réserve naturelle régionale 204 protected area contained by site 0
Etangs de Belval-en-Argonne Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 204 protected area contained by site 0
Étangs de Belval et d'Etoges Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 229 protected area contained by site 229
Etangs de Belval Arrêté de protection de biotope 198 protected area contained by site 0
Étangs d'Argonne Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 14,250 protected area contained by site 14,250
Boisement compensatoire du Thabas Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 2 protected area contained by site 0
Boisement compensatoire de l'Ante Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 5 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland -
Grassland Humid grasslands -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Etangs d'Argonne. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/01/2022.