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.
An important site for Milvus migrans and mountain bird species.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The most important threats are the reduction in traditional agricultural activities and the lack of management for conservation.
National High International None14,038 ha of IBA covered by Nature Park (Grigne, 14,038 ha).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Grigne. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 29/07/2021.