Parc National des Ecrins

Country/territory: France

IBA Criteria met: B2, C2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 120,000 ha

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description
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.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for alpine birds. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (breeding).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parc National des Ecrins. Downloaded from on 31/01/2023.