IT024
Susa and Chisone valleys


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
Boreal Owl Aegolius funereus LC resident 2001 10-14 breeding pairs C6
Eurasian Eagle-owl Bubo bubo LC resident 2001 2 breeding pairs C6
Red-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax LC resident 1990-2001 13-22 breeding pairs 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 Protection

Protection status:

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Valle Thuras Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 978 protected area contained by site 978
Valle della Ripa (Argentera) Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 327 protected area contained by site 328
Val Troncea Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 10,130 protected area overlaps with site 0
Val Troncea Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 10,130 protected area overlaps with site 3,433
Parco naturale Orsiera - Rocciavre' Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 10,947 protected area contained by site 0
Parco naturale della Val Troncea Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 3,265 protected area contained by site 3,265
Parco naturale del Gran Bosco di Salbertrand Parco naturale regionale/provinciale 3,775 protected area contained by site 0
Orsiera-Rocciavre Regional Nature Park 10,927 protected area contained by site 10,927
Orsiera Rocciavré Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 10,956 protected area contained by site 10,965
Orsiera Rocciavré Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 10,956 protected area contained by site 0
Orrido e Stazione di Leccio di Chianocco Regional Nature Reserve 23 protected area contained by site 23
Gran Bosco di Salbertrand Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 3,712 protected area contained by site 3,712
Gran Bosco di Salbertrand Regional Nature Park 2,030 protected area contained by site 2,030
Cima Fournier e Lago Nero Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 640 protected area overlaps with site 640
Champlas - Colle Sestriere Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 1,050 protected area overlaps with site 676

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Forest Broadleaved deciduous woodland, Native coniferous woodland, Treeline ecotone -
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)
agriculture -
forestry -
nature conservation and research -
tourism/recreation -
urban/industrial/transport -
not utilised -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Susa and Chisone valleys. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/09/2020.