Silvretta and Verwall

Country/territory: Austria

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2009)
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Area: 31,878 ha

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Site description
A mountainous region of subalpine forest, alpine pasture and rocky areas. The forested areas are mainly coniferous. Human utilization of the area is restricted to a small part of the IBA, used for cattle-grazing, forestry, winter sports and power plants.

Key biodiversity
This is an important site for resident and breeding species associated with subalpine forest, alpine pastures, and grasslands and rocky areas above the treeline.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Silvretta and Verwall. Downloaded from on 31/01/2023.