Vallée de la Loire : La Charité-sur-Loire

Country/territory: France

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2000)
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Area: 1,400 ha

Protection status:

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description
The River Loire is the last unaltered and free-flowing large river in Europe. This site encompasses part of the river, sandy islets, marshes, wet grasslands and riverine forest. Human activities include arable farming and fishing.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for species which breed on the alluvial islets in the river.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vallée de la Loire : La Charité-sur-Loire. Downloaded from on 12/04/2021.