Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 23,685 ha

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
An area of karst between the northern Adriatic coast and the Slovenian border, north of the town of Trieste. It is rich in forests, with inland and coastal rocky cliffs, and a small lake.

Key biodiversity
The area supports both Mediterranean and alpine species, as well as numerous species of raptor.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Carso. Downloaded from on 27/01/2023.