Pantelleria and Isole Pelagie

Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: A4ii, A4iii, B1ii, B1iii, B2, C2, C4, C6 (2002)
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Area: 31,147 ha

Protection status:

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
An archipelago of small islands between Sicily and Tunisia. The main habitats are rocky islets and cliffs, maquis, garrigue and cultivated land.

Key biodiversity
The most important breeding site in Italy for Calonectris diomedea.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Pantelleria and Isole Pelagie. Downloaded from on 03/12/2020.