A fast-flowing river with woodland, scrub and cliffs. Major roads run through the area.
This is an important site for breeding raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aegypius monachus (breeding).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gorges du Tarn et de la Jonte. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/08/2020.