IT165
Anapo gorges


Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: A3, B2, B3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 3,712 ha

Protection status:

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
Rocky gorges created by the Anapo river between the villages of Palazzolo Acreide and Sortino, in eastern Sicily. Habitats include maquis, grasslands and cultivated land.

Key biodiversity
An important breeding site for raptors and for five of the 20 species of the Mediterranean biome.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Anapo gorges. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/10/2020.