Year of compilation: 2000
The site includes high mountain valleys with large coniferous forests, lakes, scree, rocky slopes, alpine meadows and permanent lying snow.
This is an important site for montane species and breeding raptors.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
High tourist pressure, the construction of new forest tracks and water abstraction from lakes, to supply artificial snow machines, are the main threats to the site.
None6,593 ha of IBA covered by 5 Hunting Reserves (Carlit; Fort-Vites; Soula de Carol; Motte nègre; Camporeils; total area 6,593 ha).
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Puig Carlit et environs. Downloaded from
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