IT174
Tavolara archipelago, Cape Ceraso and Cape Figari


Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
A small archipelago of three islands˜Tavolara (the largest), Molara and Molarotto˜off the north-east coast of Sardinia. Vegetation is mainly maquis. Tourism is the main land-use.



Key biodiversity
An important breeding site for seabirds.



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Tourism is the main threat, along with fires, and disturbance to birds by military activities. The site is a proposed Regional Nature Reserve.



Protected areas
National Partial International NoneIBA contains Marine Nature Reserve (Tavolara-Punta Coda Cavallo, area not known).




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tavolara archipelago, Cape Ceraso and Cape Figari. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/08/2020.