FR170
Lac Léman (partie française)


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
Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula LC winter 1997 4,671-19,823 individuals A4i
Greater Scaup Aythya marila LC winter 1997 3-13 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus LC winter 1997 1,584-9,351 individuals B1i, C3
Great Crested Grebe Podiceps cristatus LC passage 1997 20,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C3
A4iii Species group - waterbirds n/a passage 1997 20,000-49,999 individuals A4iii, C4

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.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Rives du Lac Léman Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 1,915 protected area contained by site 3,335
Lac Léman Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 47,656 protected area overlaps with site 1,130
Hermance Hunting Reserve 520 protected area contained by site 520
Delta de la Dranse Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 740 protected area overlaps with site 47
Delta de la Dranse National Nature Reserve 52 protected area contained by site 52
Delta de la Dranse Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 53 protected area overlaps with site 47
Baie de Sciez Hunting Reserve 1,920 protected area contained by site 1,920

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Water fringe vegetation -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lac Léman (partie française). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/04/2020.