Parc National des Ecrins

Country/territory: France

IBA criteria met: B2, C2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 120,000 ha

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description (2000 baseline)
This large site comprises alpine meadows, cliffs and rocky slopes, glaciers and permanent snow, moorland, deciduous and conifer forests and a reservoir. The main human activity is stock-raising.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for alpine birds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (breeding).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Parc National des Ecrins. Downloaded from on 23/09/2023.