Carniche pre-Alps

Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: A1, C1, C6 (2002)
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Area: 89,414 ha

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
A mountainous area of the pre-Alps in north-east Italy, characterized by extensive pastures, streams, rivers, and coniferous and broadleaved woodlands. Agriculture is the main land-use.

Key biodiversity
An important breeding area for Crex crex.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Carniche pre-Alps. Downloaded from on 08/02/2023.