IT210
Lake Bracciano and Tolfa hills


IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2002

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus LC breeding 1998-1999 5-12 breeding pairs C6
Red Kite Milvus milvus LC breeding 2000-2001 2-5 breeding pairs C6
Short-toed Snake-eagle Circaetus gallicus LC breeding 2001 1-2 breeding pairs C6
Milvus migrans NR breeding 2000 18-35 breeding pairs C6
European Roller Coracias garrulus LC breeding 2000-2001 4-15 breeding pairs C6
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio LC breeding 1999-2000 400-600 breeding pairs C6
Lesser Grey Shrike Lanius minor LC breeding 1999 15-30 breeding pairs C6
Subalpine Warbler Curruca cantillans LC breeding 2000 500-1,000 breeding pairs A3
Black-eared Wheatear Oenanthe hispanica LC breeding 1999 8-12 breeding pairs A3
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris LC breeding 1994 200-400 breeding pairs C6
Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala LC breeding 1991-2000 23-35 breeding pairs 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.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Valle di Rio Fiume Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 908 protected area contained by site 908
Sughereta del Sasso Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 111 protected area contained by site 111
Riserva parziale naturale Monterano Riserva naturale regionale/provinciale 1,076 protected area contained by site 0
Parco regionale Marturanum Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 1,240 protected area overlaps with site 0
Parco naturale regionale del complesso lacuale Bracciano - Martignano Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 16,682 protected area contained by site 0
Parco naturale di Veio Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 14,985 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Monte Tosto Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 62 protected area contained by site 62
Monte Paparano Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 146 protected area contained by site 146
Mola di Oriolo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 176 protected area contained by site 176
Macchia di Manziana Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 801 protected area contained by site 801
Lago di Monterosi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 51 protected area contained by site 51
Lago di Bracciano Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 5,864 protected area contained by site 5,864
Il Quarto di Barbarano Romano Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 981 protected area contained by site 981
Fiume Mignone (medio corso) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 482 protected area contained by site 482
Fiume Mignone (basso corso) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 90 protected area contained by site 90
Faggete di Monte Raschio e Oriolo Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 712 protected area contained by site 712
Comprensorio Tolfetano-Cerite-Manziate Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 67,573 protected area overlaps with site 67,573
Comprensorio Bracciano-Martignano Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 19,554 protected area contained by site 19,554
Caldara di Manziana Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 90 protected area contained by site 90
Boschi mesofili di Allumiere Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 628 protected area contained by site 628
Area di S. Giovenale e Civitella Cesi Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 304 protected area contained by site 304


Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lake Bracciano and Tolfa hills. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/08/2022.