Sibillini mountains

Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: B2, C2, C6 (2002)
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Area: 82,986 ha

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
A mountain area in the central Apennines, with large tracts of broadleaved woodland and especially extensive alpine grasslands. Main land-uses are nature conservation, tourism and forestry.

Key biodiversity
A breeding site for four of the ten species of the Eurasian high-montane biome, as well as raptors and owls.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sibillini mountains. Downloaded from on 05/02/2023.