IBA criteria met: A1, B2, C1, C6 (2000)
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Area: 100,000 ha
Site description (baseline)
An area of hills south of the city of Palermo, in north-west Sicily. The area lies between the following localities, Misilmeri, Vicari, Corleone, Roccamena and Monte Gradara, and comprises cultivated land, with patches of maquis, woodland and garrigue.
An important site for breeding raptors, including Falco naumanni.
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Area factsheet: Rocca Busambra. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/site/factsheet/2831 on 02/06/2023.