French part of Lake Geneva with reedbeds (Phragmites), marshes and aquatic vegetation (Swiss part of the lake contains IBAs 007, 008, 009).
The area is of international importance for wintering and passage waterbirds. The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds in winter, on a regular basis. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (wintering). All bird data are for the French part of the lake only.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lac Léman (partie française). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/02/2020.