Lessini and Pasubio mountains

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
A mountain area located north of the town of Verona. Habitats include broadleaved, coniferous and mixed forests, rocky areas and alpine grasslands. Cattle-rearing and forestry are the main economic activities.

Key biodiversity
An important site for two raptors.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Hunting is an important threat.

Protected areas
National Partial International Unknown10,368 ha of IBA covered by Regional Nature Park (Lessinia, 10,368 ha). Overlaps with SPA.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lessini and Pasubio mountains. Downloaded from on 30/09/2023.