Year of compilation: 2000
A small archipelago of three islandsTavolara (the largest), Molara and Molarottooff the north-east coast of Sardinia. Vegetation is mainly maquis. Tourism is the main land-use.
An important breeding site for seabirds.
Pressure/threats to key biodiversity
Tourism is the main threat, along with fires, and disturbance to birds by military activities. The site is a proposed Regional Nature Reserve.
NoneIBA contains Marine Nature Reserve (Tavolara-Punta Coda Cavallo, area not known).
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tavolara archipelago, Cape Ceraso and Cape Figari. Downloaded from
http://www.birdlife.org on 18/06/2021.