A mountainous area supporting natural forests and alpine pastures. Human activities include stock-grazing and other forms of agriculture.
Important for breeding Serinus citrinella and forest species such as Dryocopus martius, Dendrocopos leucotos and Picoides tridactylus. Upland species are also present, with Bonasa bonasia, Tetrao tetrix, Tetrao urogallus and Turdus torquatus breeding.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The area is threatened by development for tourism.
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BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Garselli-Zigerberg, Alpengebiet. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2020.