FR163
Col de l'Escrinet


Country/territory: France

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

Protection status:

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description
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).

Attributes
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 (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Col de l'Escrinet. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/12/2019.