Moyenne Vallée de la Durance

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
The site consists of ponds, reedbeds (Phragmites), riverine vegetation and cliffs.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding and wintering waterbirds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Tetrax tetrax (1-10 breeding pairs).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Cultivation and irrigation of the dry steppes, gravel extraction and hunting (including illegal hunting) are the main threats to the site.

Protected areas
National None International None

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Moyenne Vallée de la Durance. Downloaded from on 03/08/2020.