IBA criteria met: A3 (2000)
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Area: 5,200 ha
Site description (baseline)
A calcareous promontory along the Tyrrhenian coast. The main habitats are maquis, garrigue, broadleaved woodland and rocky cliffs. Land-uses are mainly tourism and forestry.
An important site for six of the 21 species of the Mediterranean biome. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Falco naumanni (rare).
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Argentario. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2877 on 02/06/2023.