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 (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hautes garrigues du Montpellierais. Downloaded from on 04/12/2022.