Berchtesgaden National Park

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
A mountainous region with cliffs, large and small mountain lakes, glaciers and snow-fields.

Key biodiversity
Breeding birds include five of the 10 species in Europe that are restricted (when breeding) to the Eurasian high-montane biome.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The area is a candidate Special Area for Conservation.

Protected areas
National High International HighIBA overlaps with National Park. IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Berchtesgaden National Park. Downloaded from on 02/10/2023.