Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: B2, C2, C6 (2002)
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Area: 84,909 ha

Protection status:

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
A large mountain area in northern Sicily, south of the village of S. Agata di Militello. The main habitat is broadleaved woodland (beech Fagus, oak Quercus); the area is rich in small freshwater ponds. It includes an area that was listed in the previous pan-European IBA inventory (Grimmett and Jones 1989) as `Rocche del Castro and surrounding valley' (former site IT129).

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Nebrodi. Downloaded from on 28/10/2020.