Country/territory: Italy

IBA criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 13,035 ha

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description (2000 baseline)
The Grigne is a mountain complex located in the south-central Alps, on the east side of Lake Como, north of the town of Lecco. It includes broadleaved forests, alpine grasslands and rocky areas. The main land-uses are cattle-rearing and nature conservation.

Key biodiversity
An important site for Milvus migrans and mountain bird species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Grigne. Downloaded from on 22/02/2024.