Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 107,716 ha

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
A large, mountainous area in the central-southern Alps. Half of the area is covered by woodlands, mainly spruce Picea abies, while higher areas are dominated by alpine grasslands, bushes (Pinus, Rhododendron, Alnus, Juniperus), rocky areas and glaciers. Cattle-rearing, forestry and tourism are the dominant land-uses.

Key biodiversity
The area is important for gamebirds, raptors and five out of the 10 species of the Eurasian high-montane biome.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Adamello-Brenta. Downloaded from on 31/01/2023.