Country/territory: Switzerland

IBA Criteria met: A3, B2, B3 (2000)
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Area: 15,872 ha

SVS/BirdLife Switzerland
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2009 low not assessed low
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Site summary
A mountainous area with alpine meadows dominant at higher elevations and natural coniferous forest, interspersed with bogs and pastures at lower altitudes. An important site for species associated with subalpine forest. The main threat is from recreational activities.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Augstmatthorn. Downloaded from on 30/01/2023.