IBA criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 36,881 ha
Site description (baseline)
A mountainous area in the south-west Alps, west of the town of Torino and east of the French border. There is a high diversity of habitats, with extensive coniferous woodlands, calcareous rocky areas and alpine grasslands.
An important breeding area for Aquila chrysaetos and other raptors, and for five out of the 10 species of the Eurasian high-montane biome.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Susa and Chisone valleys. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2713 on 01/06/2023.