Capes and islands of south-eastern Sardinia

Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: A1, C1, C6 (2002)
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Area: 2,890 ha

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
A rocky coast in the south-east corner of Sardinia, between Capo Boi and Capo Ferrato. Habitats include maquis, some islets, and small temporary wetlands on the coast. The main land-uses are agriculture and tourism.

Key biodiversity
An important site for breeding Larus audouinii, also notable for migrants and holding 5,000-7,000 waterbirds in winter.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Capes and islands of south-eastern Sardinia. Downloaded from on 02/02/2023.