Prairies du Fouzon

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Prairies du Fouzon near Couffy

 

Between the loops of the rivers Fouzon and Cher all the way to Saint-Aignan, lies a vast flood plain covered with grasslands - the "prairies du Fouzon".

This exceptional natural site hosts over 300 species of plants including some thirty very rare ones such as the great burnet, the yellow meadow rue and Germander scordium.

 

These grasslands are also the best breeding site of two rare birds in the Centre Region: the Curlew and Corncrake

 

Listed site:

- Natural Area of ​​Ecological, Floral and Touristic Interest

- Zone of Importance for Bird Conservation

 

zone inondable des prairies du Fouzon oisillon milan noir sortant de son nid

 

 

Information:
Regional heritage conservatory
Tel: +33 (0)2 38 77 02 72
website
Departmental conservatory
Tel: +33 (0)2 54 58 94 61
website

 

Crédit-photo : C. Picoux