IBA criteria met: C6 (2007)
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Area: 62,989 ha
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.
This is an important site for species characteristic of upland deciduous forests, montane conifer forests and open, rocky alpine habitats.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Rodnei Mountains. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/451 on 10/06/2023.