For the first two weeks of August, I will be on holiday with the family in the southern French Alps. This is not really a birding trip, but when time allows I am hoping to be able to visit a few sites in search of specific species.
I've drawn up a provisional list of a few target birds, however I am unfamiliar with the area and indeed the likelihood of connecting with some of these birds, paticularly considering the time of year. I will be based near Gap, south of the Parc National des Ecrins, and any sites within a couple of hours drive of here would be ideal.
If anyone could let me know of any likely areas or specific sites/information for any of these species, that would be much appreciated.