Most of this site is in the montane and subalpine zones. It is predominantly forested with substantial areas of broadleaved deciduous forest, dominated by Fagus on the southern slopes. The majority of the forest is not utilized for forestry, except on the lower slopes.
An important area for breeding and resident species characteristic of montane and subalpine forest.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Kaisergebirge. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/06/2020.