Simplon region

Country/territory: Switzerland

IBA Criteria met: A3, B2, B3 (2000)
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Area: 19,737 ha

SVS/BirdLife Switzerland
Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2012 high not assessed negligible
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Site summary
A high mountain region, in the southern Alps, with extensive forests, scrub, alpine meadows and rocky areas. An important area for species of subalpine and alpine habitats. No serious threats are known at this site.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Simplon region. Downloaded from on 30/01/2023.