A large area of the central-southern Alps, with all the typical mountain habitats, and where coniferous woodlands, alpine grasslands and rocky areas predominate. The main land-use is nature conservation (National Park). The main human activities are tourism, nature conservation, forestry and cattle-rearing.
The area is important for gamebirds, raptors and five out of the 10 species of the Eurasian high-montane biome.
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Stelvio National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 30/11/2021.