Parc National du Mercantour

Country/territory: France

IBA criteria met: B2, B3, C2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 68,500 ha

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description (baseline)
The site consists of cliffs, rocky slopes and scree, deciduous and conifer forests, alpine meadows, moorlands and garrigue.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for waterbirds, particularly during migration.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Parc National du Mercantour. Downloaded from on 09/06/2023.