FR219
Gorges de la Vis et cirque de Navacelles


Country/territory: France

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2000)
For more information about IBA criteria please click here

Area: 24,400 ha

Protection status:

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description
A mountainous area with cliffs, maquis, woodland, agricultural land, marshes, fast-flowing rivers and streams.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for raptors, particularly Aegypius monachus and Gyps fulvus, whose numbers are increasing. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aegypius monachus (1-10 wintering individuals); Tetrax tetrax (breeding).


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gorges de la Vis et cirque de Navacelles. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/10/2020.