Vallée d'Asco

Country/territory: France

IBA Criteria met: A1, A2, A3, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 3,800 ha

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description
Sclerophyllous scrub and Pinus forests, mixed woodland, scree, rocky slopes, cliffs, alpine grasslands and permanent snow.

Key biodiversity
An important site for the endemic Sitta whiteheadi and endemic subspecies such as Accipiter gentilis arrigonii, Buteo buteo arrigonii, Troglodytes troglodytes koenigi and Muscicapa striata tyrrhenica.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vallée d'Asco. Downloaded from on 01/12/2022.