Mount Cervati

Country/territory: Italy

IBA criteria met: B2, C2, C6 (2002)
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Area: 34,339 ha

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description (baseline)
A karstic mountain area in the southern Apennines. Mount Cervati is the highest mountain in the area. The site is mainly covered by broadleaved woodland, scrub and cultivated land, and is rich in deep gorges and karstic land-forms. The main land-uses are traditional forestry, cultivation and cattle-rearing.

Key biodiversity
The area is rich in breeding birds of prey, with some mountain species.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Mount Cervati. Downloaded from on 10/06/2023.