Framing geographical and administrative
Common: Pula, Villa San Pietro, Sarroch
Area: 4796 hectares
Tel / Fax: 070 9241163
Complex: Gutturu Mannu
How to get there
Coming from Cagliari, take the SS. 195 to the junction of Is Molas; continuing to the right towards you exceed the Is Molas Sardinia Research Center and reach the barracks Pixinamanna.
The State Forest of Pixinamanna is situated in the south west of the island, the mountain range that encloses the east the Gulf of Cagliari, from which is about 40 Km.
E ‘adjacent to the State Forests Cannoneris, Pantaleo and Monte Nieddu Mannu Gutturu.
In much of the State Forest Oasis is permanent protection and catching and is included in the proposed Regional Natural Park of Sulcis.
The Pixinamanna forest is the result of intense human action suffered from the second half of 1839, in particular the abolition of ademprivi. Assigned first to the Royal Society of Sardinian Railways and then to private, it was used to obtain firewood, charcoal and other forest products. In 1905 the fund returned to the state.
The site is characterized by a typically Mediterranean forest vegetation, with the presence of numerous endemic species. It is holm oak and cork, in addition to vegetation types in olive, juniper, oleander along the main rivers. It ‘also a low stain predominance of cysts, euphorbia and mastic trees, with the presence of gariga in Corsica broom and lavender.
The area is home to many animal species. Among the avifauna are the Sardinian goshawks, buzzards, golden eagle, peregrine falcon, the Sardinian partridge, raven. Among the mammals you can find the Sardinian hare, wild rabbits, foxes, weasels, wild boar, Sardinian deer and fallow deer. The amphibians include the Sardinian Painted Frog, among reptiles water snake with the Sardinian subspecies cettii.