Coast between Bosa and Alghero

Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 29,307 ha

Protection status:

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
A rocky, coastal area of western Sardinia, between the towns of Alghero and Bosa. The main land-uses are stock-rearing, forestry and hunting.

Key biodiversity
The site is important for breeding raptors, especially for the largest Italian colony of Gyps fulvus. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Larus audouinii (frequent).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Coast between Bosa and Alghero. Downloaded from on 28/10/2020.