Orosei Gulf, Supramonte and Gennargentu

Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: A1, A4ii, B1iii, B2, C1, C2, C6 (2002)
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Area: 97,584 ha

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
A large area of east-central Sardinia that includes coastal and mountain habitats. Vegetation is dominated by maquis along the coast (Orosei Gulf) and by broadleaved evergreen woodlands, pastures, gorges and rocky cliffs in the mountains inland (Gennargentu mountains). The main land-use is stock-rearing.

Key biodiversity
An important breeding site for raptors and for five of the 21 species of the Mediterranean biome.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Orosei Gulf, Supramonte and Gennargentu. Downloaded from on 02/04/2023.