Rieti mountains

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
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.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Winter-sport resorts are the main threat to the area.

Protected areas
National None International LowIBA contains Special Protection Area (Monti Reatini, area not known).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Rieti mountains. Downloaded from on 05/12/2023.