Rodnei Mountains

Country/territory: Romania

IBA criteria met: C6 (2007)
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Area: 62,989 ha

Romanian Ornithological Society

Site description (baseline)
Pietrosul mountain lies in the northern part of the Rodna mountains. Four vegetation belts occur: Fagus forest up to 1,000 m; Abies forest up to 1,700 m; dwarf Pinus shrubs at the treeline; and alpine grasslands and rocky areas above that.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for species characteristic of upland deciduous forests, montane conifer forests and open, rocky alpine habitats.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Rodnei Mountains. Downloaded from on 10/06/2023.