A pre-Apennine mountain area in southern Italy, mainly covered by remnants of broadleaved woodland and extensive cultivated areas. The site also includes an artificial lake (Lago di Occhito). The main land-uses are agriculture and forestry.
Important breeding area for raptors. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Falco naumanni.
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Daunia mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/10/2020.