Val Grande

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

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)
Val Grande Integral Nature Reserve 973 protected area contained by site 973
Val Grande Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 11,855 is identical to site 0
Val Grande Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 11,855 is identical to site 11,856
Riserva naturale Val Grande Riserva Naturale Statale 973 protected area contained by site 973
Riserva naturale Monte Mottac Riserva Naturale Statale 2,410 protected area contained by site 2,410
Parco nazionale della Val Grande Parco Nazionale 11,340 protected area contains site 12,210


IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Mixed woodland, Treeline ecotone -
Shrubland Scrub -
Grassland Alpine, subalpine and boreal grassland -
Wetlands (inland) Rivers and streams -
Rocky areas (eg. inland cliffs, mountain peaks) Inland cliffs -
Artificial/Terrestrial -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
nature conservation and research -
agriculture -
not utilised -
For further information about the land use classification please click here.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Val Grande. Downloaded from on 02/04/2023.