FR261
Parc National du Mercantour


Country/territory: France

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

Protection status:

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description
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 (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Parc National du Mercantour. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2020.