Pre-alpine region of Schwyz

Country/territory: Switzerland

IBA Criteria met: A3, B2, B3 (2000)
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Area: 35,995 ha

SVS/BirdLife Switzerland
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2009 high favourable medium
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Site summary
A hilly area in the northern foothills of the Alps with lakes, bogs, villages, extensive woodlands, alpine meadows and karst mountains. An important site for species associated with subalpine forests. The main threat is from recreational activities.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pre-alpine region of Schwyz. Downloaded from on 20/03/2023.