Préalpes de Grasse

Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
The site includes garrigue, dry meadows, cliffs and rocky slopes.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding raptors, Mediterranean and mountain species. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Tetrax tetrax (breeding).

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Abandonment of stock-raising is the main threat, leading to growth of bushes and trees in alpine habitats. There is also a risk of urbanization. There is a project to designate an SPA in the site.

Protected areas
National Partial International None2,415 ha of IBA covered by Hunting Reserve (2,415 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Préalpes de Grasse. Downloaded from on 24/09/2020.