IT178
Central Campidano


Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 34,100 ha

Protection status:

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
The central area of the largest lowland in Sardinia, including the villages of Sanluri, Sardana and Uras. The site is dominated by steppe- grassland on basalt bedrock, crossed by numerous streams. The main land-uses are agriculture and hunting.

Key biodiversity
An important breeding site for Tetrax tetrax.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Central Campidano. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/03/2019.