IT066
Carso


Year of compilation: 2000

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.



Protected areas
National Low International None760 ha of IBA covered by Regional Nature Reserve (Doberdò e Pietrarossa, 760 ha). 100 ha of IBA covered by Regional Nature Reserve (Falesie di Duino, 100 ha). 300 ha of IBA covered by Regional Nature Reserve (Monte Lanaro, 300 ha). 166 ha of IBA covered by Regional Nature Reserve (Monte Orsario, 166 ha). 500 ha of IBA covered by Regional Nature Park (Val Rosandra, 500 ha).




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Carso. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 13/08/2022.