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Massif des Albères


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC breeding 1991 100-500 breeding pairs B2, C6
Thekla's Lark Galerida theklae LC breeding 1991 100-500 breeding pairs C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Posidonies de la côte des Albères Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,415 protected area is adjacent to site 0
PLA DE LAS FORQUES Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 11 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Moixoses Réserve biologique 649 protected area overlaps with site 0
Massif des Albères Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 6,978 protected area overlaps with site 6,994
Massif des Albères Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 7,113 protected area overlaps with site 7,113
Golfe du Lion Parc naturel marin 401,900 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Forêt de la Massane Réserve naturelle nationale 336 protected area overlaps with site 336
Côte rocheuse des Albères Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 536 protected area overlaps with site 328
Cerbère - Banyuls Réserve naturelle nationale 650 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Cap de l'Abeille Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 9 protected area overlaps with site 0
Cap Bear- cap Cerbère Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 38,450 protected area is adjacent to site 0
CAP BEAR Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 1 protected area contained by site 0
Biotope de la doradille laineuse Arrêté de protection de biotope 0 protected area contained by site 0
ARMEN Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 1 protected area contained by site 0
ANSE DE PAULILLES Terrain acquis par le Conservatoire du Littoral 32 protected area contained by site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
forestry -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Massif des Albères. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/11/2020.