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 (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Central Campidano. Downloaded from on 05/02/2023.