Mounts Tzena and Pinovo form the central part of the Aridaia mountain range. The vegetation comprises extensive broadleaved forests and alpine and subalpine grassland. The site lies adjacent to site 009 in the FYR Macedonia.
This is an important breeding and foraging site for raptors. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aquila heliaca (non-breeding).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tzena and Pinovo mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 29/11/2020.