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


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
Phoenicopterus ruber NR passage 1997 300-800 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Common Little Bittern Ixobrychus minutus LC breeding 1997 10-30 breeding pairs B2, C6
Purple Heron Ardea purpurea LC breeding 1991 20-30 breeding pairs C6
European Bee-eater Merops apiaster LC breeding 1991 100-200 breeding pairs B2
Greater Short-toed Lark Calandrella brachydactyla LC breeding 1997 10-50 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.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Mas Larrieu Réserve naturelle nationale 145 protected area overlaps with site 145
MAS LARRIEU Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 115 protected area overlaps with site 0
Le Tech Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,467 protected area overlaps with site 74
Grau des Basses Arrêté de protection de biotope 8 protected area contained by site 0
Golfe du Lion Parc naturel marin 401,900 protected area is adjacent to site 0
FR239 Hunting Reserve 0 protected area contained by site 0
ETANG DE CANET - SAINT-NAZAIRE Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 1,181 protected area contained by site 0
Embouchure du Tech et Grau de la Massane Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 954 protected area overlaps with site 129
Complexe lagunaire de Canet-Saint Nazaire Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,869 protected area overlaps with site 1,706
Complexe lagunaire de Canet Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,872 protected area overlaps with site 1,712

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Wetlands (inland) Tidal rivers and enclosed tidal waters, Standing freshwater, Standing brackish and salt water, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Ruderal land -
Coastline Sand dunes & beaches, Salt marshes, Mud flats & sand flats, Lagoons -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
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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 29/11/2020.