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Causses Cévennes

Vacation in the Gorges du Tarn, Causses & Cevennes


Wildlife is extremely diverse on the territory of the Causses and the Cevennes. There are about 70 species of mammals, 195 species of birds, 16 species of amphibians, 15 species of reptiles, 23 species of fish and more than 2000 different species of invertebrates (insects mainly). In this section you will find a presentation of some species based on photographs of Alain Avesque. For more information on all species present in the Cévennes National Park, visit this page.


In this section 15 birds one can spot on the territory of the Cevennes National Park, photographed by Alain AVESQUE. The list is far from complete, there are over 80 species of birds on the territory of Causses and Cevennes.
On each page there is a short text with description, ecology, diet, behavior, reproduction, size, weight and habitat.

Here are some mammals, abundantly present in the Cevennes and Gorges du Tarn. In the pictures are taken by Alain Avesque.