Gorges du Gardon

Country/territory: France

IBA criteria met: A1, B2, B3, C1, C6 (2000)
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Area: 19,500 ha

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description (2000 baseline)
An area of garrigue and forest, traversed by the River Gardon, with associated cliffs and a canyon.

Key biodiversity
This is an important area for breeding raptors and species associated with Mediterranean habitats. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Gorges du Gardon. Downloaded from on 29/11/2023.