Marais de Brière

Country/territory: France

IBA Criteria met: B1i, B2, B3, C2, C3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 18,900 ha

Protection status:

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 very high unfavourable low
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Site description
Marshes and wet meadows, reedbeds (Phragmites), ponds and arable fields.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding and wintering waterbirds. It is also the best site for Chlidonias niger in France. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (passage); Aquila clanga (passage); Crex crex (passage); Gallinago media (passage); Acrocephalus paludicola (passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Marais de Brière. Downloaded from on 08/03/2021.