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Plateau de l'Arbois, garrigues de Lancon et chaîne des Côtes


Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
The site contains garrigue, cultivated areas, dry meadows, Mediterranean woodlands, cliffs, a river and a reservoir.



Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding raptors, Tetrax tetrax, and species associated with Mediterranean habitats. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Falco naumanni (irregularly breeds).



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The construction of a new railway and railway station within the site are the main threats.



Protected areas
National Low International Low285 ha of IBA covered by Private Reserve (La Barben, 285 ha). 285 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Plateau de L'Arbois: la Barben, 285 ha).




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Plateau de l'Arbois, garrigues de Lancon et chaîne des Côtes. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/plateau-de-larbois-garrigues-de-lancon-et-chaîne-des-côtes-iba-france on 27/02/2024.