G. Mourgaud compiling biometric data (LPO Anjou) The Basses Vallées Angevines near Cheffes A Corncrake
Inondation sur la moyenne vallée de l'Oise A male Corncrake defining its territory Dawn in the Basses Vallées Angevines (Lower Anjou Valleys)
Direct destruction of breeding habitat by planting poplar A meadow destroyed by growing corn A meadow partly destroyed by poplar stands, partly retained for hay harvesting

Moyenne vallée de la Charente

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Discovering the Moyenne vallée de la Charente

The site covers the river valley of the Charente between Cognac and Saint-Savinien, and the valleys of its tributaries : the Seugne between Saintes and Pons, the Coran, the Bramerit, the Rochefollet… Upstream, the site begins near Cognac, and downstream, the site ends at the dam at St Savinien. (...)

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Conservation action already undertaken

The Moyenne vallée de la Charente was one of several French sites to develop a Life programme for the Corncrake in the mid 90s (RSPB, 1994 - 1996). Since then, a management plan has been written and applied by the LPO. The implementation of the first agri-environmental measures on the site was (...)

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