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Posets-Maladeta


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2011

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Grey Partridge Perdix perdix LC resident 2001 min 70 breeding pairs C6
Rock Ptarmigan Lagopus muta LC resident 2009 35-40 breeding pairs C6
Western Capercaillie Tetrao urogallus LC resident 2009 min 15 males C6
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus LC resident 2001 min 3 breeding pairs C6
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus NT resident 2009 3 breeding pairs B2, C2
Black Woodpecker Dryocopus martius LC resident 2001 min 20 breeding pairs C6
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax LC resident 2001 min 100 breeding pairs B2, C2
Yellow-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax graculus LC resident 2009 - A3
Wallcreeper Tichodroma muraria LC resident 2009 - A3
Alpine Accentor Prunella collaris LC resident 2009 - A3
White-winged Snowfinch Montifringilla nivalis LC resident 2009 - A3
Citril Finch Carduelis citrinella LC resident 2009 - A3

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

For more information about the IBA assessment process and criteria please click here


IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Sierra de Chía - Congosto de Seira Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 8,667 protected area is adjacent to site 481
Río Isábena Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,993 protected area overlaps with site 450
Río Ésera Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,759 protected area overlaps with site 960
Posets-Maladeta Parque Natural 33,267 protected area overlaps with site 0
Posets - Maladeta Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 34,434 protected area overlaps with site 25,098
Posets - Maladeta Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 34,434 protected area overlaps with site 0
Posests - Maldeta Nature Park 29,488 protected area overlaps with site 25,200
Glaciares Pirenaicos - Macizo de Posets o Llardana Monumento Natural 3,190 protected area overlaps with site 0
Glaciares Pirenaicos - Macizo de Perdiguero Monumento Natural 3,190 protected area overlaps with site 0
Glaciares Pirenaicos - Macizo de la Maladeta o Montes Malditos Monumento Natural 3,190 protected area contained by site 0
Gelada Plan Especial de Protección (PEIN) 2,295 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Era Artiga de Lin - Eth Portilhon Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 7,048 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Era Artiga de Lin - Eth Portilhon Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 7,048 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Cotiella - Sierra Ferrera Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 25,331 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Chistau Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 10,679 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Capçalera de la Noguera Ribagorçana Plan Especial de Protección (PEIN) 2,514 protected area overlaps with site 0
Benasque National Game Reserve 23,913 protected area contained by site 23,913
Artiga de Lin, Era Plan Especial de Protección (PEIN) 7,026 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Aigüestortes Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 56,121 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Aigüestortes Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 56,121 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Scree & boulders, Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes -
For further information about the habitat classification please click here.

Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
forestry -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
agriculture -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Posets-Maladeta. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 18/01/2022.