Iles du Haut-Rhône

Country/territory: France

IBA Criteria met: B1i, C3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 3,400 ha

Protection status:

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description
A large river bordered by riverine forest, ponds, heathland, orchards and arable fields.

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Iles du Haut-Rhône. Downloaded from on 27/01/2021.