Vallée de la Garonne : méandre de Grisolles

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
The site contains a river with oxbow lakes, a reservoir, riverine forest, marshes, reedbeds (Phragmites), Populus plantations and abandoned fields.

Key biodiversity
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Oxbow lakes are drying out as a result of being used to irrigate surrounding fields. Agricultural pollution and the extension of gravel-pits are the other main threats.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vallée de la Garonne : méandre de Grisolles. Downloaded from on 30/10/2020.