Site description (2000 baseline):
Site location and context
A mountainous region with cliffs, large and small mountain lakes, glaciers and snow-fields.
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.
HighIBA overlaps with National Park. IBA overlaps with Special Protection Area.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Berchtesgaden National Park. Downloaded from
http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/berchtesgaden-national-park-iba-germany on 02/10/2023.