Pre-alpine region of Pays d'Enhaut

Country/territory: Switzerland

IBA Criteria met: A3, B2, B3 (2000)
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Area: 37,434 ha

SVS/BirdLife Switzerland
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2013 medium not assessed negligible
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Site summary
An area of subalpine forests and alpine meadows with rocky areas at higher elevations and small villages in the valley bottoms. An important site for species breeding in conifer forests. Black Grouse, Three-toed Woodpecker, Ring Ouzel and Citril Finch reach high densities. No serious threats are known at this site.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pre-alpine region of Pays d'Enhaut. Downloaded from on 29/01/2023.