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Sant Gervás mountains


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
Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus NT resident 2009 min 3 breeding pairs B2, C2, C6
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN breeding 2008 min 10 breeding pairs A1, C1, C2, C6
Egyptian Vulture Neophron percnopterus EN non-breeding 2009 4-30 individuals A1, C1, C6
Griffon Vulture Gyps fulvus LC resident 2008 min 191 breeding pairs C2, C6
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax LC resident 2006 55-85 breeding pairs C2, C6

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.

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IBA Monitoring

Most recent IBA monitoring assessment
Year of assessment Threat score (pressure) Condition score (state) Action score (response)
2008 high not assessed negligible
Was the whole site covered? Yes State assessed by unset
Accuracy of information medium

Threats to the site (pressure)
Threat Level 1 Threat Level 2 Timing Scope Severity Result
Agricultural expansion and intensification livestock farming and ranching (includes forest grazing) - small-holder grazing, ranching or farming likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration medium
Human intrusions and disturbance recreational activities likely in short term (within 4 years) majority/most of area/population (50-90%) moderate to rapid deterioration high
Transportation and service corridors roads and railroads likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) slow but significant deterioration medium
Transportation and service corridors utility & service lines likely in short term (within 4 years) some of area/population (10-49%) moderate to rapid deterioration medium

Conservation actions taken at site (response)
Conservation Designation Management Planning Conservation Action Result
Some of site covered (10-49%) Not assessed Not assessed negligible
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IBA Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Vall Alta de Serradell-Terreta-Serra de Sant Gervàs Plan Especial de Protección (PEIN) 12,921 protected area overlaps with site 0
Vall Alta de Serradell-Serra de Sant Gervàs Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 12,921 protected area overlaps with site 9,638
Vall Alta de Serradell-Serra de Sant Gervàs Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 12,921 protected area overlaps with site 0
La Faiada de Malpàs i Cambatiri Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,281 protected area overlaps with site 1,017
La Faiada de Malpàs i Cambatiri Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,281 protected area overlaps with site 0
Faiada de Malpàs, la Plan Especial de Protección (PEIN) 1,281 protected area overlaps with site 0
El Turbón y Sierra de Sís Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 24,396 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Congosto de Sopeira Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 270 protected area overlaps with site 0

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest -
Shrubland -
Grassland -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
hunting -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Sant Gervás mountains. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 07/07/2020.