Litorale Romano

Country/territory: Italy

IBA criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 33,867 ha

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description (2000 baseline)
An area on the Tyrrhenian coast, south-west of Rome, including open sea, sand-dunes and beaches, and a mosaic of maquis, woodlands, wetlands, urban and cultivated areas. The main land-uses are agriculture, tourism and nature conservation.

Key biodiversity
An important breeding site for open-country birds such as Milvus migrans and Merops apiaster. Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (max. 2, winter).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Litorale Romano. Downloaded from on 01/10/2023.