GR040
Apsalos and Moglenitsa gorges


Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
Two small river valleys and surrounding hills dominated by scrub and pastures. Human activities include livestock-farming, hunting and mining.



Key biodiversity
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.



Protected areas
National None International None




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Apsalos and Moglenitsa gorges. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/01/2022.