Vallée de la Loire : Orléanais

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
The site includes rivers, ponds, natural sandy islets and riverine forest.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding terns.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Plans to construct a sewage farm and build a bridge threaten parts of the site.

Protected areas
National Partial International None899 ha of IBA covered by 6 Hunting Reserves (total area 899 ha). 20 ha of IBA covered by Nature Reserve (Ile de Saint-Pryvé-Saint-Mesmin, 20 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vallée de la Loire : Orléanais. Downloaded from on 21/09/2020.