Vallée de la Loire : gorges de la Loire IBA

Location:France
Area:155,676 acres (63,000 hectares)
IBA Criteria:B2, B3, C6
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Climate:View Climate Data
Köppen climate classification:Cfb (Climate: warm temperate; Precipitation: fully humid; Temperature: warm summer)
Land Use:View Land Use Data

Species

Name IBA Criteria  Website 
Bubo bubo (Eurasian Eagle-Owl)B2, C6
Caprimulgus europaeus (European Nightjar)B2, C6
Circaetus gallicus (Short-toed Snake Eagle)B2, C6
Circus cyaneus (Northern Harrier)C6
Circus pygargus (Montagu's Harrier)C6
Dryocopus martius (Black Woodpecker)C6
Emberiza hortulana (Ortolan Bunting)C6
Lanius collurio (Red-backed Shrike)C6
Lullula arborea (Woodlark)B2, C6
Milvus migrans (Black Kite)B2, C6
Milvus milvus (Red Kite)B3, C6
Pernis apivorus (European Honey Buzzard)C6

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