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



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


Crédit-photo : C. Picoux