IBA criteria met: B2, B3, C2, C6 (2000)
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Area: 68,500 ha
Site description (baseline)
The site consists of cliffs, rocky slopes and scree, deciduous and conifer forests, alpine meadows, moorlands and garrigue.
This is an important site for waterbirds, particularly during migration.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Parc National du Mercantour. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2349 on 09/06/2023.