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Capo Milazzo

This promontory exhibits a significant landscape and naturalistic value due to the spectacular nature of its unique coastal rocky habitats which are observed in the northeastern Sicily area. This site is also home to several entities that are rare in the regional area or which are considered of notable phytogeographical interest. It hosts habitats of particular interest, some of which are used by birds of pray as perches or foraging areas. It is a long promontory that extends into the Tyrrhenian Sea: it is characterized by limestone cliffs and crags. The vegetation is predominantly rocky, with halophytic aspects of the Crithmo-Limonetea which are characterized by the presence of Limonium minutiflorum, an endemic species. There are also casmophilous aspects on the rocky cliffs and maquis aspects with Euphorbia dendroides.