A mountainous area with scrub and deciduous forests and conifer forest at higher altitudes. A gorge with steep cliffs runs through the centre of the site. Human activities include livestock-farming, hunting, and forestry.
This is an important site for species characteristic of forest, scrub and open montane habitats.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Acheloos valley. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/06/2020.