FR245
Marais entre Crau et Grand Rhône: Meyranne, Chanoine, Plan de Bourg et Salins du Caban


Country/territory: France

IBA Criteria met: A4iii, B1i, B2, C2, C3, C4, C6 (2000)
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Area: 5,650 ha

Protection status:

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description
An area of marshland lying between the Crau steppes and the River Rhone, alongside the Camargue.

Key biodiversity
The site holds 20,000 or more waterbirds in winter, on a regular basis (including Anas crecca 4,500; Anas platyrhynchos 3,000; Anas clypeata 1,000; Fulica atra 7,000).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Marais entre Crau et Grand Rhône: Meyranne, Chanoine, Plan de Bourg et Salins du Caban. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/08/2019.