Gorges du Rieutord-Fage-Cagnasses

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A woody valley, with Quercus and Pinus forests, cliffs, sclerophyllous vegetation and some vineyards.

Key biodiversity
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Land abandonment, afforestation of garrigue with Pinus, and the construction of new forest tracks, making access to the area easier, are the main threats.

Protected areas
National Low International None150 ha of IBA covered by Hunting Reserve (150 ha). 60 ha of IBA covered by Voluntary Nature Reserve (60 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gorges du Rieutord-Fage-Cagnasses. Downloaded from on 09/02/2023.