A mountainous promontory along the south Adriatic coast. The main habitats are broadleaved and coniferous woodlands and agricultural land, with rocky sea cliffs. The main land-uses are forestry, agriculture and tourism.
An important breeding site for raptors and for some open-country species. Breeding species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Falco naumanni (1-5 pairs).
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Gargano promontory. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/10/2020.