Site description (2000 baseline)
A mountainous area underlain by limestone. Conifer forest occupies most of the site with a small area of mixed forest and a small area of alpine pasture on the treeline. The area is used for winter sports, forestry and hunting.
An important area for montane forest species and cliff-breeding birds.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Villacher Alpe-Dobratsch. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/villacher-alpe-dobratsch-iba-austria on 06/12/2023.