A mountainous valley dominated by Pinus and Fagus forests. Human activities include livestock farming and tourism.
This is an important area for breeding raptors and forest species. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aquila heliaca (non-breeding).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Valia Kalda (Pindos National Forest Park). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/07/2020.