FR172
Haute chaîne du Jura: défilé de l'écluse, Etournel et Mont Vuache


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
Hazel Grouse Bonasa bonasia LC breeding 1991 100-500 breeding pairs C6
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus LC breeding 1991 50-100 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Pygmy-owl Glaucidium passerinum LC breeding 1991 1-10 breeding pairs C6
European Honey-buzzard Pernis apivorus LC breeding 1991 1-10 breeding pairs C6
Peregrine Falcon Falco peregrinus LC breeding 1991 3-10 breeding pairs B2, C6
A4iv Species group - soaring birds/cranes n/a passage 1991 50,000 individuals A4iv, B1iv, C5

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

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Versant Ouest du Massif du Vuache Arrêté de protection de biotope 323 protected area overlaps with site 0
Protection des oiseaux rupestres Arrêté de protection de biotope 11,536 protected area overlaps with site 0
Massif du Mont Vuache Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,050 protected area overlaps with site 822
Massif du Mont Vuache Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 2,050 protected area overlaps with site 822
L'Etournel Arrêté de protection de biotope 237 protected area overlaps with site 0
Haute Chaîne du Jura Réserve naturelle nationale 10,800 protected area overlaps with site 10,781
Haut-Jura Parc naturel régional 177,592 protected area overlaps with site 0
FR179 Hunting Reserve 300 protected area contained by site 300
Etournel et defilé de l'Ecluse Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 318 protected area overlaps with site 278
Etournel et défilé de l'Ecluse Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 318 protected area overlaps with site 278
Crêts du haut-Jura Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 17,346 protected area overlaps with site 9,246
Crêts du Haut-Jura Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 17,346 protected area overlaps with site 9,246

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland, Alluvial and very wet forest -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Standing freshwater, Rivers and streams, Water fringe vegetation -
Artificial/Terrestrial Arable land, Perennial crops, orchards and groves, Other urban and industrial areas -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
water management -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Haute chaîne du Jura: défilé de l'écluse, Etournel et Mont Vuache. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/09/2020.