FR225
Hautes garrigues du Montpellierais


Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
An area of garrigue with vineyards, Pinus woodlands, rivers, cliffs and rocky slopes.



Key biodiversity
The site is a migratory bottleneck, where 3,000 or more raptors regularly pass (including Pernis apivorus 2,000; Milvus migrans 1,000).



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
High hunting pressure, recreation and urbanization are the main threats.



Protected areas
National None International None




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hautes garrigues du Montpellierais. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/04/2019.