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Rieti mountains


Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 29,802 ha

Protection status:

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
A large area of broadleaved forest in the central Apennines, north-east of the town of Rieti, dominated by oak Quercus and beech Fagus. Shrubs and alpine grasslands dominate in the upper parts of the area. The main land-uses are hunting and nature conservation.

Key biodiversity
Important breeding site for montane species.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rieti mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 12/11/2019.