The IBA is situated in the north of the Alps, close to the Austrian border. It comprises forest (Fagus, Acer, Abies and Picea), alpine meadows and rocky areas. A diverse flora exists due to the varying calcareous/silicate ground conditions.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Mangfall mountains and Rotwand area. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/08/2020.