Year of compilation: 2000
An area of Quercus
forests, garrigue and rocky areas, vineyards, orchards, arable fields and rivers. Forestry and agriculture are the main human activities.
This is an important site for breeding raptors.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are intensive forestry, river pollution, high hunting pressure (including illegal hunting during spring migration) and recreation.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Minervois. Downloaded from
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