email a friend
printable version
Location Italy, Sardegna
Central coordinates 8o 49.00' East  38o 50.00' North
IBA criteria A1, C1, C6
Area 5,963 ha
Altitude 0 - 230m
Year of IBA assessment 2002

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Site description A rocky coastal area in the south-west corner of Sardinia, between Pula and Capo Teulada, including many small rocky islets and some small wetlands.

Key Biodiversity Species of global conservation concern that do not meet IBA criteria: Aythya nyroca (rare on passage).

Populations of IBA trigger species

Species Season Period Population estimate Quality of estimate IBA Criteria IUCN Category
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii resident  1994-2001  120 breeding pairs  A1, C1, C6  Least Concern 
Audouin's Gull Larus audouinii winter  1994-2001  15-110 individuals  A1, C1  Least Concern 


IUCN habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Shrubland Sclerophyllous scrub, garrigue and maquis  -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams; Standing brackish and salt water  -
Sea Open Sea; Sea inlets and coastal features  -
Coastline Mud flats & sand flats; Rock stacks and islets; Salt marshes; Sand dunes & beaches; Sea cliffs and rocky shores; Shingle & stony beaches  -
Artificial - terrestrial Forestry plantations; Perennial crops, orchards and groves  -

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
military -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -

Protection status National None International None

Related state of the world's birds case studies

Contribute  Please click here to help BirdLife conserve the world's birds - your data for this IBA and others are vital for helping protect the environment.

Recommended citation  BirdLife International (2016) Important Bird and Biodiversity Area factsheet: Features of the coast between Cape Teulada and Cape Pula. Downloaded from on 22/10/2016

To provide new information to update this factsheet or to correct any errors, please email BirdLife