IT061
Caorle lagoon


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
Great White Egret Ardea alba LC winter 1991-1995 44 individuals C6
Western Marsh-harrier Circus aeruginosus LC winter 1991-1995 22 individuals 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)
Valli Zignago - Perera - Franchetti - Nova Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,507 protected area overlaps with site 2,507
Valle Vecchia - Zumelle - Valli di Bibione Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 2,089 protected area overlaps with site 1,570
Tegnùe di Porto Falconera Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 623 protected area overlaps with site 0
Pineta di Lignano Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 118 protected area is adjacent to site 0
Laguna di Caorle - Foce del Tagliamento Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 4,386 protected area overlaps with site 3,306
Foce del Tagliamento Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 280 protected area contained by site 280

Habitats

IUCN Habitat Habitat detail Extent (% of site)
Wetlands (inland) Standing brackish and salt water -
Artificial/Terrestrial Highly improved re-seeded landscapes, Urban parks and gardens, Other urban and industrial areas -
Coastline Tidal rivers & enclosed tidal waters, Sand dunes & beaches, Salt marshes, Mud flats & sand flats, Lagoons -
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Land use

Land-use Extent (% of site)
agriculture -
fisheries/aquaculture -
hunting -
tourism/recreation -
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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Caorle lagoon. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/01/2021.