Year of compilation: 2000
An area of garrigue with vineyards, Pinus
woodlands, rivers, cliffs and rocky slopes.
The site is a migratory bottleneck, where 3,000 or more raptors regularly pass (including Pernis apivorus
2,000; Milvus migrans
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
High hunting pressure, recreation and urbanization are the main threats.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hautes garrigues du Montpellierais. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 25/01/2022.