FR175
Haut Giffre


Country/territory: France

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 20,850 ha

Protection status:

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description
A mountainous area with lakes, broadleaved and coniferous forests, pasture and alpine meadows, moorlands and peatbogs, screes, cliffs, glaciers and permanent lying snow.

Key biodiversity
An important area for breeding gamebirds and other mountain and forest species.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Haut Giffre. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/08/2020.