Country/territory: France

IBA Criteria met: B2, B3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 19,000 ha

Protection status:

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description
An area of Quercus and Pinus forests, garrigue and rocky areas, vineyards, orchards, arable fields and rivers. Forestry and agriculture are the main human activities.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for breeding raptors.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Minervois. Downloaded from on 26/11/2020.