Lucretili mountains

Site description (2000 baseline):

Site location and context
A mountain area in central Italy, north of the town of Tivoli, mainly covered by broadleaved forest. There are rocky cliffs, alpine grasslands, streams and cultivated areas. The main land-use is agriculture, including stock-rearing.

Key biodiversity
The site is also notable for breeding raptors and passerines (especially warblers), based on a qualitative ornithological survey in the 1991 breeding season.

Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threat is the abandonment of traditional land management. Some or all of the site is covered by a management plan.

Protected areas
National Partial International Partial18,000 ha of IBA covered by Regional Nature Park (Monti Lucretili, 18,000 ha). 8,750 ha of IBA covered by Special Protection Area (Monti Lucretili, 8,750 ha).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Lucretili mountains. Downloaded from on 23/09/2023.