FR135
Vallée de la Loire : Orléanais


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
Great Cormorant Phalacrocorax carbo LC winter 1997 500-2,224 individuals B1i, C3
Mediterranean Gull Larus melanocephalus LC breeding 1996 14-27 breeding pairs C6
Little Tern Sternula albifrons LC breeding 1991 116-118 breeding pairs C6
Common Tern Sterna hirundo LC breeding 1991 192-204 breeding pairs C6
Black Kite Milvus migrans LC breeding 1991 8-10 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

Protection status:

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 overlaps with 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 la Loire entre Fourchambault et Neuvy-sur-Loire Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,546 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Vallée de la Loire du Loiret Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 7,684 protected area overlaps with site 4,869
Vallée de la Loire du Loir-et-Cher Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,398 protected area overlaps with site 125
Vallée de la Loire de Tavers à Belleville-sur-Loire Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 7,120 protected area overlaps with site 3,958
Vallée de la Loire de Mosnes à Tavers Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,278 protected area overlaps with site 125
Site du castor d'Europe à Beaugency Arrêté de protection de biotope 55 protected area contained by site 0
Site des Sternes naines et pierregarin Arrêté de protection de biotope 211 protected area overlaps with site 0
Saint-Mesmin Réserve naturelle nationale 263 protected area overlaps with site 20
Ripeneaux (Les) Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 8 protected area contained by site 0
Héronnière de Courpain Arrêté de protection de biotope 31 protected area contained by site 0
FRN066 Hunting Reserve 899 protected area contained by site 899
Bouteille Terrain acquis par un conservatoire d'espaces naturels 6 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
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 -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vallée de la Loire : Orléanais. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 22/09/2020.