FR232
Gorges du Rieutord-Fage-Cagnasses


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2000

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC breeding 1991 10-100 breeding pairs C6
Woodlark Lullula arborea LC breeding 1991 10-100 breeding pairs C6
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris LC breeding 1991 10-100 breeding pairs C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Gorges de Rieutord; Fage et Cagnasse Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 12,308 protected area overlaps with site 6,200
Gorges de la Vis et de la Virenque Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,501 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Gorges de la Vis et cirque de Navacelles Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 20,277 protected area is adjacent to site 0
FR240 Nature Reserve 60 protected area contained by site 60
FR240 Hunting Reserve 150 protected area contained by site 150
Combe Chaude Réserve naturelle régionale 56 protected area contained by site 0
Cévennes [aire d'adhésion] Parc national, aire d'adhésion 229,726 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest, Broadleaved evergreen woodland -
Shrubland Heathland, Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis -
Grassland Steppes and dry calcareous grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Arable land, Ruderal land -
Caves and Subterranean Habitats (non-aquatic) Caves -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
forestry -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gorges du Rieutord-Fage-Cagnasses. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/01/2023.