Hautes Vallées d'Aspe et d'Ossau

Country/territory: France

IBA Criteria met: B1iii, B2, C2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 37,650 ha

Protection status:

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description
A large mountainous area in the Pyrenees encompassing fast-flowing rivers and streams, lakes, forests, moorlands, grasslands and arable land, mountains and cliffs. Human activities include extensive traditional stock-raising. There are major roads into the area, giving easy access for mass tourism.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hautes Vallées d'Aspe et d'Ossau. Downloaded from on 14/04/2021.