Montagne de la Clape

Country/territory: France

IBA Criteria met: B1iv, C5, C6 (2000)
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Area: 10,400 ha

Protection status:

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Key biodiversity
The site is important for species typical of Mediterranean habitats, such as Sylvia conspicillata, S. undata and Calandrella brachydactyla. The site is a migratory bottleneck, where 3,000 or more raptors regularly pass in spring (including Pernis apivorus 2,000; Milvus migrans 3,000). Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Circus macrourus (passage); Aquila clanga (passage).

Raptors MOU - IBA listed under Table 3 of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Montagne de la Clape. Downloaded from on 30/10/2020.