Italy


State of the world's birds case studies

Pressure: Why birds are declining
Response: What can be done to improve the status of birds

Key publications

References

  • Celada, C., Gaibani, G., Cecere, I. G., Calabrese, L. and Piovani, P. (2009) Aree importanti per gli uccelli dalla terra al mare. Studio preliminare per l’individuazione delle IBA (Important Bird Areas) in ambiente marino [Important Bird Areas from land to sea. A preliminary study of Important Bird Area designation in the marine environment]. LIPU, Ministero Dell’Ambiente and DPN. [In Italian]
  • Brunner, A., Celada, C., Rossi, P. and Gustin, M. (2002) Sviluppo di un sistema nazionale delle ZPS sulla base delle rete delle IBA (Important Bird Areas). LIPU. [In Italian]
  • Gariboldi, A., Rizzi, V. and Casde, F. (2000) Aree Importanti per l’avifauna in Italia [Important Bird Areas in Italy]. Parma: Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli. [In Italian]
  • European Commission (2014) National Summary for Article 12 2008-2012 Italy
  • European Commission (2014) National Summary for Article 12 2008-2012 Lithuania

Italy at a glance

Capital

Rome

Area

301,340 km2

BirdLife Partner

Lega Italiana Protezione Uccelli

Species

Total number of birds 355
Globally threatened birds 17
Country endemics 0

Important Bird & Biodiversity Areas

Number of IBAs 172
Total IBA area 6,896,933 ha

Endemic Bird Areas

Number of EBAs 0



Recommended Citation
BirdLife International (2020) Country profile: Italy. Available from http://www.birdlife.org/datazone/country/italy. Checked: 2020-05-28