Alburni mountains

Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 27,252 ha

Protection status:

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
A calcareous mountain area in southern Italy, crossed by the rivers Sele and Sanagro. There are broadleaved woodlands, agricultural land, grasslands, and maquis. The main land-uses are agriculture, forestry and tourism.

Key biodiversity
Notable for several open-country species, and rich in woodland species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Alburni mountains. Downloaded from on 17/04/2021.