IBA Justification

The site was identified as important in 2002 because it was regularly supporting significant populations of the species listed below, meeting ('triggering') IBA criteria.

Populations meeting IBA criteria ('trigger species'):
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) Population estimate at site IBA criteria met
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax LC resident 2000 10 breeding pairs C6

The current IUCN Red List category may differ from that which was valid at the time of IBA criteria assessment (2002).

IBA Protection

Protected area (PA) PA designation PA area (ha) Relationship of PA with IBA Overlap of PA with IBA (ha)
Parco del Monte Cucco Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 10,480 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Monte Catria; Monte Acuto e Monte della Strega Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 8,844 is identical to site 8,884
Monte Catria; Monte Acuto Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 8,746 protected area overlaps with site 7,720
Gola del Corno di Catria Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 715 protected area is adjacent to site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Important Bird Area factsheet: Furlo. Downloaded from on 29/02/2024.