Marais de Manteyer

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
The largest wetland in the high Alps.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for migratory waterbirds and raptors.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat is the abandonment of grazing, which is leading to loss of open habitat.

Protected areas
National High International None62 ha of IBA covered by Hunting Reserve (62 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Marais de Manteyer. Downloaded from on 24/09/2023.