Coast from Palo to Santa Marinella

Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: B1ii, C2 (2000)
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Area: 6,300 ha

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
A coastal area in Lazio, between Palo and Santa Marinella. It includes open sea, wetlands, sand beaches, grasslands, woodlands, urban and cultivated areas. The main land-uses are tourism and agriculture.

Key biodiversity
A notable foraging area for shearwaters and gulls. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Larus audouinii (1-30 on passage).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Coast from Palo to Santa Marinella. Downloaded from on 07/02/2023.