Year of compilation: 2000
Saltmarshes and salinas around the Berre lagoon. Human activities include hunting and salt exploitation.
The site is particularly important for breeding waders.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The site is threatened by urban and industrial development, tourism and hunting pressure. Water pollution from industry is also a problem.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Salines de l'Etang de Berre. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 18/01/2022.