Etangs de Sologne: étang de l'Arche

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
Ponds, marshes and reedbeds (Phragmites) with deciduous woodlands.

Key biodiversity
During winter, the site is important for wildfowl (Anatidae). Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (passage); Haliaeetus albicilla (wintering); Gallinago media (1-7 passage).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are the intensification of fisheries and the abandonment of meadows.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Etangs de Sologne: étang de l'Arche. Downloaded from on 28/01/2021.