Carniche pre-Alps

Year of compilation: 2000

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.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat is the abandonment of traditional land-use on grasslands.

Protected areas
National None International UnknownOverlaps with SPA.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Carniche pre-Alps. Downloaded from on 11/08/2022.