Chaîne des Alpilles

Country/territory: France

IBA Criteria met: B2, B3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 21,800 ha

Protection status:

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description
Mediterranean mountains, cliffs, and hills with maquis, woodlands and arable fields.

Key biodiversity
This area is important for breeding raptors and Mediterranean avifauna. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Tetrax tetrax (1-10 breeding pairs).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Chaîne des Alpilles. Downloaded from on 07/03/2021.