IBA criteria met: B2, C2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 120,000 ha
Site description (baseline)
This large site comprises alpine meadows, cliffs and rocky slopes, glaciers and permanent snow, moorland, deciduous and conifer forests and a reservoir. The main human activity is stock-raising.
The site is important for alpine birds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (breeding).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Parc National des Ecrins. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2352 on 09/06/2023.