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 (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Apsalos and Moglenitsa gorges. Downloaded from on 20/03/2023.