Réserve Naturelle du courant d'Huchet

Country/territory: France

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 820 ha

Protection status:

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description
A lake with surrounding Pinus and cork oak Quercus suber forests, marshes, heathland, beaches and coastal dunes. Forestry, fishing and hunting are the most frequent human activities.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for migrating raptors and passerines. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Haliaeetus albicilla (passage); Acrocephalus paludicola (passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Réserve Naturelle du courant d'Huchet. Downloaded from on 18/09/2020.