FR095
Forêts d'altitude du Jura : forêt du Risol et Mont d'Or


Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
Conifer and deciduous woodlands with scree slopes, cliffs, and alpine grassland.



Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding montane species.



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The increasing number of tourists visiting the area (largely due to the ski-resort facilities) and the abandonment of traditional cattle-raising are the main threats.



Protected areas
National Low International None504 ha of IBA covered by Hunting Reserve (504 ha).




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Forêts d'altitude du Jura : forêt du Risol et Mont d'Or. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/11/2020.