Site description (2000 baseline):
Site location and context
The largest wetland in the high Alps.
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.
None62 ha of IBA covered by Hunting Reserve (62 ha).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Marais de Manteyer. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/marais-de-manteyer-iba-france on 24/09/2023.