Col de l'Escrinet

Country/territory: France

IBA criteria met: A4iv, B1i, B1iv, C2, C5 (2000)
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Area: 4,600 ha

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description (2000 baseline)
A mountain pass with moorland and woodlots.

Key biodiversity
The site is a major migratory bottleneck, where more than 20,000 raptors regularly pass (including Pernis apivorus 10,000; Milvus migrans 10,000).

Raptors MOU - IBA listed under Table 3 of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Col de l'Escrinet. Downloaded from on 01/10/2023.