Vallée de la Loire : gorges de la Loire

Country/territory: France

IBA Criteria met: B2, B3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 63,000 ha

Protection status:

Ligue Pour La Protection des Oiseaux

Site description
A rocky area with cliffs, gorges and forests.

Key biodiversity
An important site for breeding raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Crex crex (breeding).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Vallée de la Loire : gorges de la Loire. Downloaded from on 13/04/2021.