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A mountain ridge in the central Alps, bordering the Aletsch glacier. The south-facing slope has conifer forests, alpine meadows, pastures and villages. The north-facing hillside has native larcharolla pine forest and scree. An important site for species breeding in subalpine and alpine habitats. A regional ski-centre, within the IBA, has been extended and plans for further developments exist.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Aletsch region. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/11/2021.