The site contains maquis, garrigue, vineyards and rocky slopes.
This is an important site for species associated with Mediterranean habitats. It is also a major migratory bottleneck, where more than 20,000 raptors regularly pass (including Pernis apivorus 20,000; Milvus migrans 5,000). Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Tetrax tetrax (breeding).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Basses Corbières. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/12/2020.