A site in the central Apennines. Gole di Antrodoco-Monte Giano and Monte Cabbia constitute a predominantly mountainous area, while Cicolano-Val Malito and Pian di Rascino are mainly cultivated uplands. The principal habitats are broadleaved woodlands, rocky areas, scrub, grasslands and cultivated land (mainly wheat). Dominant land-uses are agriculture, forestry and hunting.
An important breeding site for birds of prey and lowland gamebirds.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cicolano. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/01/2023.