An area of mountains, with wooded valleys, scree, rocky slopes, cliffs, moorlands, alpine meadows and permanent lying snow.
An important site for breeding and passage raptors. The site is a major migratory bottleneck, where more than 20,000 raptors pass on a regular basis (including Pernis apivorus 14,000; Milvus migrans 4,500).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Massif du Canigou-Carança. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2020.