Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: B2, B3, C6 (2000)
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Area: 49,485 ha

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
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.

Key biodiversity
An important breeding site for birds of prey and lowland gamebirds.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Cicolano. Downloaded from on 27/01/2023.