FR146
Val d'Allier Bourbonnais


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus LC winter 1991 15 individuals B2
Common Crane Grus grus LC passage 1997 1,000-10,000 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Black-crowned Night-heron Nycticorax nycticorax LC breeding 1991 210-250 breeding pairs C6
Little Egret Egretta garzetta LC breeding 1991 20-35 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus LC breeding 1991 50-200 breeding pairs B2, C6
Little Tern Sternula albifrons LC breeding 1991 20-40 breeding pairs C6
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 1991 50-100 breeding pairs C6
Montagu's Harrier Circus pygargus LC breeding 1991 5-10 breeding pairs C6
Hen Harrier Circus cyaneus LC breeding 1991 5-10 breeding pairs C6
Milvus migrans NR breeding 1991 20-40 breeding pairs C6
Common Kingfisher Alcedo atthis LC breeding 1991 15-30 breeding pairs C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vallées de la Loire et de l'Allier entre Mornay-sur-Allier et Neuvy-sur-Loire Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 13,815 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Vallées de la Loire et de l'Allier Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,069 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Vallée de l'Allier sud Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,092 protected area overlaps with site 1,186
Vallée de l'Allier nord Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,335 protected area overlaps with site 3,881
Val d'Allier- Les Taillables Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 12 protected area overlaps with site 0
Val d'Allier- Les Jélines Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 37 protected area contained by site 0
Val d'Allier- Les Iles Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 6 protected area contained by site 0
Val d'Allier- Les Graves Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 31 protected area contained by site 0
Val d'Allier- Les Forêts Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 3 protected area contained by site 0
Val d'Allier- Le Pacage des Vaches Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 11 protected area contained by site 0
Val d'Allier- Le Pacage des Boeufs Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 1 protected area contained by site 0
Val d'Allier- Falaise des Moquets Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 2 protected area contained by site 0
Val d'Allier Bourguignon Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 951 protected area overlaps with site 459
Val d'Allier Bourbonnais Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 18,093 protected area overlaps with site 16,973
Val d'Allier Réserve naturelle nationale 1,450 protected area contained by site 1,450
Rivière Allier Arrêté de protection de biotope 2,868 protected area overlaps with site 0
Massif forestier des Prieurés: Moladier; Bagnolet et Messarges Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,941 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Grèves et îles temporaires de la rivière Allier Arrêté de protection de biotope 11 protected area overlaps with site 0
Basse Sioule Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 593 protected area overlaps with site 66

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Alluvial and very wet forest -
Shrubland Heathland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Val d'Allier Bourbonnais. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/08/2022.