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Tremiti islands


Country/territory: Italy

IBA Criteria met: C6 (2002)
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Area: 5,442 ha

Protection status:

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description
A small archipelago in the southern Adriatic Sea. The main habitats are sea cliffs, islets, rock stacks, maquis and native pinewoods Pinus. The main land-uses are tourism, agriculture, fishing and hunting.

Key biodiversity
An important breeding site for Calonectris diomedea and Puffinus yelkouan.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Tremiti islands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/10/2020.