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.
National Partial International UnknownIBA contains Regional Nature Reserve (Bagni di Cefalà Diana e Chiara Stella, area not known). 7,397 ha of IBA covered by Regional Nature Reserve (Bosco della Ficuzza, Rocca Busambra, ecc., 7,397 ha). IBA contains Regional Nature Reserve (Serre della Pizzuta, area not known). Overlaps with SPA.
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Rocca Busambra. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2022.