IT041
Stelvio National Park


Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 153,175 ha

Protection status:

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
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.

Key biodiversity
The area is important for gamebirds, raptors and five out of the 10 species of the Eurasian high-montane biome.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Stelvio National Park. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/10/2020.