Puig Carlit et environs

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
The site includes high mountain valleys with large coniferous forests, lakes, scree, rocky slopes, alpine meadows and permanent lying snow.

Key biodiversity
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.

Protected areas
National Partial International None6,593 ha of IBA covered by 5 Hunting Reserves (Carlit; Fort-Vites; Soula de Carol; Motte nègre; Camporeils; total area 6,593 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Puig Carlit et environs. Downloaded from on 29/06/2022.