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.
The site is important for alpine birds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (breeding).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Parc National des Ecrins. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/parc-national-des-ecrins-iba-france on 23/09/2023.