Gorges de la Dourbie et causses avoisinants

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
This site comprises rocky habitats, a river, agricultural land, woodland and garrigue.

Key biodiversity
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Two subsites, Causses Noir and du Larzac, are threatened by agricultural intensification, forestry operations and tourism. Hunting pressure is also high.

Protected areas
National Partial International Partial6,400 ha of IBA covered by National Park (Parc National des Cévennes, 91,500 ha). 6,400 ha of IBA covered by Biosphere Reserve (9,600 ha). 6,400 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Les Cévennes, 84,000 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gorges de la Dourbie et causses avoisinants. Downloaded from on 10/08/2022.