A mountainous area in the eastern Pyrenees, with large conifer forests, scrub, grasslands and rocky areas. The area is used for game hunting, forestry, livestock-farming, and hiking.
This is an important site for forest and alpine species.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are from infrastructural developments such as roads and powerlines, urban development and disturbance from visitors. Monitoring of Tetrao urogallus and Perdix perdix is conducted by the regional government.
National Partial International None20,200 ha of IBA covered by National Game Reserve (Fresser-Setcases, 20,200 ha).
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Fresser-Setcases. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 05/12/2022.