IT178
Central Campidano


Year of compilation: 2000

Site description
The central area of the largest lowland in Sardinia, including the villages of Sanluri, Sardana and Uras. The site is dominated by steppe- grassland on basalt bedrock, crossed by numerous streams. The main land-uses are agriculture and hunting.



Key biodiversity
An important breeding site for Tetrax tetrax.



Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
The main threats are fires started for stubble-burning, water pollution, building of new roads, and urbanization.



Protected areas
National None International None




Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Central Campidano. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/04/2019.