Susa and Chisone valleys

Country/territory: Italy

IBA criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 36,881 ha

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description (2000 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.

Key biodiversity
An important breeding area for Aquila chrysaetos and other raptors, and for five out of the 10 species of the Eurasian high-montane biome.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Susa and Chisone valleys. Downloaded from on 03/12/2023.