IT042
Dolomites


Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 48,852 ha

Protection status:

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
Various groups of mountains in the Alps, with extensive scree and boulders, cliffs, alpine grasslands, scrub and coniferous woodlands.

Key biodiversity
An important breeding site for at least four of the 10 species of the Eurasian high-montane biome, and for grouse and woodpeckers.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Dolomites. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2020.