Planèze de Saint-Flour

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
The site includes marshes, wet meadows, hedges and cultivated land, grasslands and uncultivated land. There are villages and major roads within the area.

Key biodiversity
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The site is threatened by fluctuating water-levels, hedge removal and high hunting pressure. The planned opening of a new quarry threatens breeding Porzana porzana.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Planèze de Saint-Flour. Downloaded from on 04/12/2020.