Montagne de la Clape

Country/territory: France

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

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 (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Montagne de la Clape. Downloaded from on 06/06/2023.