Etangs Montpellierains IBA

Location:France
Area:31,382 acres (12,700 hectares)
IBA Criteria:A1, A4i, A4iii, B1i, B2, B3, C1, C2, C3, C4, C6
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Csa (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: summer dry; Temperature: hot summer)
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Species

Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Acrocephalus melanopogon (Moustached Warbler)C6
Alcedo atthis (Common Kingfisher)C6
Ardea purpurea (Purple Heron)C2
Botaurus stellaris (Eurasian Bittern)C6
Charadrius alexandrinus (Snowy Plover)B2
Chlidonias hybrida (Whiskered Tern)B1i, C2
Circus aeruginosus (Western Marsh Harrier)C6
Egretta garzetta (Little Egret)B1i, C2
Haematopus ostralegus (Eurasian Oystercatcher)B1i, C3
Himantopus himantopus (Black-winged Stilt)B1i, C2, C6
Larus cachinnans (Yellow-legged Gull)A4i, B1i, C3
Milvus migrans (Black Kite)C6
Phalacrocorax carbo (Great Cormorant)B1i, C3
Podiceps nigricollis (Eared Grebe)A4i, B1i, C3
Recurvirostra avosetta (Pied Avocet)B1i, B2, C2
Sterna hirundo (Common Tern)C6
Sternula albifrons (Little Tern)B2, C6
Tetrax tetrax (Little Bustard)A1, C1

Important Bird Area provided by BirdLife International (2010) Important Bird Areas. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/12/2010
Köppen climate classification provided by Kottek, M., J. Grieser, C. Beck, B. Rudolf, and F. Rubel, 2006: World Map of Köppen-Geiger Climate Classification updated. Meteorol. Z., 15, 259-263