ZNIEFF of the Eygues
With 640 hectares it
connects Mirabel aux Baronnies to Tulette. It represents the bed
of the Eygues, which is a Mediterranean type torrential river.
The flora consists
principally of willow, alder, German tamarind and sea buckthorn.
The fauna is home to
many varieties such as: 2 types of warblers (Bouscarle de Cetti
and Cisticole des joncs, see photo), 2 types of dragon flies (protected
in Europe, threatened in France), the European beaver and the
Toxostome, an uncommon fish from the Rhone tributaries.