Montagnes de Marcou, de l'Espinouse et du Caroux

Country/territory: France

IBA criteria met: C6 (2000)
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Area: 14,500 ha

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description (2000 baseline)
The site includes deciduous montane forests, heathlands, peatbogs, scree and rocky slopes.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for montane and Mediterranean species, including Aquila chrysaetos, Circaetus gallicus, Circus cyaneus, Circus pygargus, Sylvia undata, Emberiza hortulana, Caprimulgus europaeus and Lanius collurio.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Montagnes de Marcou, de l'Espinouse et du Caroux. Downloaded from on 25/02/2024.