Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A mountainous area in the eastern Pyrenees, with large conifer forests, scrub, grasslands and rocky areas. The area is used for game hunting, forestry, livestock-farming, and hiking.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for forest and alpine species.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from infrastructural developments such as roads and powerlines, urban development and disturbance from visitors. Monitoring of Tetrao urogallus and Perdix perdix is conducted by the regional government.

Protected areas
National Partial International None20,200 ha of IBA covered by National Game Reserve (Fresser-Setcases, 20,200 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fresser-Setcases. Downloaded from on 27/11/2022.