FR231
Etangs de Canet et de Villeneuve-de-la-Raho et embouchure du Tech


Country/territory: France

IBA Criteria met: A4i, B1i, B2, C2, C6 (2000)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 2,500 ha

Protection status:

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description
An area of shallow brackish water with associated freshwater ponds, marshes, reedbeds (Phragmites), rivers, riverine forest, vineyards and arable fields.

Key biodiversity
This site is important for breeding species of herons. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (wintering).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Etangs de Canet et de Villeneuve-de-la-Raho et embouchure du Tech. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/10/2020.