RO003
Rodnei Mountains


Country/territory: Romania

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

Protection status:

Romanian Ornithological Society

Site description
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 (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rodnei Mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2020.