Ile d'Oléron, marais de Brouage-Saint-Agnant

Country/territory: France

IBA Criteria met: A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2000)
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Area: 26,500 ha

Protection status:

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description
A bay with saltwater marshes and mudflats, ponds, wet meadows with ditches, woodland, grassland, and arable land.

Key biodiversity
One of the most important wintering sites for waterbirds in France. The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds on passage and in winter, on a regular basis.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Ile d'Oléron, marais de Brouage-Saint-Agnant. Downloaded from on 08/03/2021.