Year of compilation: 2000
Two small river valleys and surrounding hills dominated by scrub and pastures. Human activities include livestock-farming, hunting and mining.
The area is important for breeding raptors and passerines characteristic of mixed pasture and forest.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Threats come from a cement factory in the Apsalos valley and plans to regulate the Moglenista river. The area is a candidate SAC.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Apsalos and Moglenitsa gorges. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 19/01/2022.