Villacher Alpe-Dobratsch

Country/territory: Austria

IBA Criteria met: B2, C6 (2009)
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Area: 8,776 ha

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Site description
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.

Key biodiversity
An important area for montane forest species and cliff-breeding birds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Villacher Alpe-Dobratsch. Downloaded from on 28/01/2023.