IT148
Sila Grande


Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 31,318 ha

Protection status:

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
A mountain area in southern Italy, dominated by extensive woodlands (mainly pine Pinus and beech Fagus), traditionally cultivated land, pastures, grasslands and artificial lakes. The main land-uses are forestry, agriculture, hunting and tourism.

Key biodiversity
A notable breeding site for several woodland species.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sila Grande. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/08/2020.