Alto Ionio Cosentino

Country/territory: Italy

IBA criteria met: B2, C2, C6 (2002)
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Area: 28,926 ha

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description (baseline)
A small valley facing the Ionian Sea, north of the village of Amendolara, rich in maquis, garrigue, grasslands and agricultural areas. The main land-use is agriculture.

Key biodiversity
An important breeding site for raptors, and stop-over site for many migrants.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Alto Ionio Cosentino. Downloaded from on 08/06/2023.