Monte Rosa (Valle d'Aosta side)

Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2000)
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Area: 8,200 ha

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
A large, high-altitude mountain area (the second highest in the Alps), dominated by rocky areas, glaciers and alpine grasslands. The main land-uses are tourism and cattle-grazing, in summer.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Monte Rosa (Valle d'Aosta side). Downloaded from on 29/01/2023.