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.
The area supports both Mediterranean and alpine species, as well as numerous species of raptor.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Carso. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/10/2020.