The main habitats of the area are subalpine conifer forests, alpine pastures and rocky areas above the treeline. In addition, there is an area of raised bog near the town of Obertauern. Utilization of forest and pastures is non-intensive.
An important area for alpine grassland and subalpine forest species.
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Hundsfeld. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2019.